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From the Ted Talk by Beth Noveck: Demand a more open-source government

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We're going to see this eulvoiotn really in two phases, I think. The first pahse of the open government revolution is delivering better information from the crowd into the center. Starting in 2005, and this is how this open government work in the U.S. really got started, I was teaching a ptenat law class to my sdtetuns and explaining to them how a single person in the bureaucracy has the power to make a decision about which patent application becomes the next patent, and therefore monopolizes for 20 years the rights over an entire field of inventive atcivity. Well, what did we do? We said, we can make a website, we can make an eprext network, a social network, that would connect the nrtwoek to the institution to allow scientists and tinhtogcselos to get better information to the patent office to aid in mkinag those decisions. We piloted the work in the U.S. and the U.K. and Japan and Australia, and now I'm pleased to report that the United staets Patent Office will be rolling out universal, complete, and ttoal openness, so that all patent applications will now be open for citizen participation, beginning this year.

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We're going to see this _________ really in two phases, I think. The first _____ of the open government revolution is delivering better information from the crowd into the center. Starting in 2005, and this is how this open government work in the U.S. really got started, I was teaching a ______ law class to my ________ and explaining to them how a single person in the bureaucracy has the power to make a decision about which patent application becomes the next patent, and therefore monopolizes for 20 years the rights over an entire field of inventive ________. Well, what did we do? We said, we can make a website, we can make an ______ network, a social network, that would connect the _______ to the institution to allow scientists and _____________ to get better information to the patent office to aid in ______ those decisions. We piloted the work in the U.S. and the U.K. and Japan and Australia, and now I'm pleased to report that the United ______ Patent Office will be rolling out universal, complete, and _____ openness, so that all patent applications will now be open for citizen participation, beginning this year.

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  5. total
  6. network
  7. evolution
  8. technologists
  9. expert
  10. activity
  11. phase

Original Text

We're going to see this evolution really in two phases, I think. The first phase of the open government revolution is delivering better information from the crowd into the center. Starting in 2005, and this is how this open government work in the U.S. really got started, I was teaching a patent law class to my students and explaining to them how a single person in the bureaucracy has the power to make a decision about which patent application becomes the next patent, and therefore monopolizes for 20 years the rights over an entire field of inventive activity. Well, what did we do? We said, we can make a website, we can make an expert network, a social network, that would connect the network to the institution to allow scientists and technologists to get better information to the patent office to aid in making those decisions. We piloted the work in the U.S. and the U.K. and Japan and Australia, and now I'm pleased to report that the United States Patent Office will be rolling out universal, complete, and total openness, so that all patent applications will now be open for citizen participation, beginning this year.

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