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Old November 12 2012, 12:15 AM   #5
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Re: Can Data be assimilated by the Borg?

Data is a technological device, and thus can be assimilated. It would be no different than the Borg subverting a ship's computer systems.

Whether or not Data can *fight back* is unclear. But the Borg can certainly try.

los2188 wrote: View Post
I also recall hearing more than a few times that the Borg needed their organic parts in order to survive.
That applies to drones which had organic parts in the first place, yes. But we've seen Borg taking over computer systems, and Data would be the same. You don't need organic parts to survive if you never had them. The Borg are a collection of millions of different species; some of these surely were not organic.
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