Codebreaker

Lucas suing Jedi Mind, Inc.

Larissa Anderson Aug 24, 2010

George Lucas is protecting the Star Wars legacy again.  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.  The company says it reads conscious and non-conscious thoughts.  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.

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