Captain Picard and the crew of the Enterprise discover that tech patents have gotten way out of hand.

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Above: HAL9000’s Apple-mocking Star Trek: The Next Generation parody has quietly been on YouTube since Nov. 2011, and it suddenly racked up nearly 200,000 views after Apple won its patent suit against Samsung this week.

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