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"Star Wars" fans blast Web contracts; gamers gear up

Home page builders protest Lucasfilm's claim to their intellectual property, but other fans may cheer to know that "Star Wars" role-playing is scheduled to arrive on the Web in 2001.

 

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Home page builders protest Lucasfilm's claim to their intellectual property, but other fans may cheer to know that "Star Wars" role-playing is scheduled to arrive on the Web in 2001.

 


Lucasfilm takes flak from fan page builders
Some fans are indignant over a provision in the film studio's home page user contract that gives Lucasfilm sole control of the original designs people post on their fan sites.

2001: A "Star Wars" online gaming odyssey
LucasArts and two other interactive entertainment companies plan to develop, distribute and host an online multiplayer "Star Wars" game.

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Lucasfilm fights for the rights to Tatooine.com
The production company responsible for the phenomenally successful "Star Wars" series is trying to claim an Internet domain name held by Steve Mount, a 31-year-old Web designer and programmer.