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What Does Disney Buying Star Wars Have To Do With Open Source?

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Big (as in $4 billion big), news broke yesterday that Disney acquired Lucasfilm, including the Star Wars franchise, from its single shareholder, George Lucas. Good for George Lucas. Collecting 4 big ones like that is truly a payoff for a career well done.

So what does the fact that the House of Mouse now owns a story from a long time ago in a galaxy far away mean for open source? In truth, probably not much at this time, but as a geek, how can you not be interested in this story?

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