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From the Ted Talk by Rebecca MacKinnon: Let's take back the Internet!

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We also are going to need political itoovinnan. Eight hundred years ago, approximately, the barons of England decided that the Divine Right of Kings was no longer working for them so well, and they forced King John to sign the Magna Carta, which recognized that even the king who claimed to have dnivie rule still had to adibe by a basic set of rules. This set off a cycle of what we can call political innovation, which led eventually to the idea of consent of the governed — which was iememltpned for the first time by that radical rnieaovurtloy gveornnemt in America across the pond. So now we need to figure out how to build consent of the networked.

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We also are going to need political __________. Eight hundred years ago, approximately, the barons of England decided that the Divine Right of Kings was no longer working for them so well, and they forced King John to sign the Magna Carta, which recognized that even the king who claimed to have ______ rule still had to _____ by a basic set of rules. This set off a cycle of what we can call political innovation, which led eventually to the idea of consent of the governed — which was ___________ for the first time by that radical _____________ __________ in America across the pond. So now we need to figure out how to build consent of the networked.

Solution

  1. implemented
  2. divine
  3. government
  4. revolutionary
  5. innovation
  6. abide

Original Text

We also are going to need political innovation. Eight hundred years ago, approximately, the barons of England decided that the Divine Right of Kings was no longer working for them so well, and they forced King John to sign the Magna Carta, which recognized that even the king who claimed to have divine rule still had to abide by a basic set of rules. This set off a cycle of what we can call political innovation, which led eventually to the idea of consent of the governed — which was implemented for the first time by that radical revolutionary government in America across the pond. So now we need to figure out how to build consent of the networked.

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