Kirk: All right, Harry, explain. How did you get here? We left you in custody after that affair on the planet Rigel.
Harry Mudd: Yes. I organized a technical information service--bringing modern industrial techniques to backward planets, making available certain valuable patents to struggling young civilizations throughout the galaxy.
Kirk: Did you pay royalties to the owners of those patents?
Harry Mudd: Well... actually, Kirk, as a defender of the free-enterprise system, I found myself in a... in a rather ambiguous conflict as a matter of principle.
Spock: He did not pay royalties.
Harry Mudd: Knowledge, sir, should be free to all!