Lucas suing Jedi Mind, Inc.
George Lucas is protecting the Star Wars legacy again.Â This time, he’s suing a company called Jedi Mind, Inc. They make a wireless headset that lets users do things like control the mouse and send emails just by using their brain.Â The company says it reads conscious and non-conscious thoughts.Â Reuters reports LucasFilm sent two cease and desist letters already, but the company hasn’t done enough to satisfy the studio. Now, they’re facing a $5 million lawsuit and they’ve ticked off George Lucas.
As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.
Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.
Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.