The Wormhole wrote:
Time to bump this thread. LeVar Burton has given another interview, this time calling Abrams "egocentric and immature" for violating Star Trek canon.
Read the delightfully titled "Levar Burton Calls Bullshit on JJ Abrams" here
TOS, TNG, DS9, Voyager, and Enterprise all violated Trek canon. That's sort of why JJ had to do what he did.