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

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In fact, on Twitter, there were a number of people who were supportive of the revolution who said, "Well actually, we do want democracy and free expression, but there is some kdins of speceh that need to be off-bounds because it's too vlnoeit and it might be destabilizing for our democracy. But the pelborm is, how do you decide who is in power to make these decisions and how do you make sure that they do not abuse their power? As rdiah Guerfali, the veteran digital activist from Tunisia, remarked over this incident, "Before, things were simple: you had the good guys on one side and the bad guys on the other. Today, things are a lot more subtle." Welcome to dcrmoacey, our Tunisian and Egyptian friends.

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In fact, on Twitter, there were a number of people who were supportive of the revolution who said, "Well actually, we do want democracy and free expression, but there is some _____ of ______ that need to be off-bounds because it's too _______ and it might be destabilizing for our democracy. But the _______ is, how do you decide who is in power to make these decisions and how do you make sure that they do not abuse their power? As _____ Guerfali, the veteran digital activist from Tunisia, remarked over this incident, "Before, things were simple: you had the good guys on one side and the bad guys on the other. Today, things are a lot more subtle." Welcome to _________, our Tunisian and Egyptian friends.

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  2. violent
  3. democracy
  4. speech
  5. problem
  6. kinds

Original Text

In fact, on Twitter, there were a number of people who were supportive of the revolution who said, "Well actually, we do want democracy and free expression, but there is some kinds of speech that need to be off-bounds because it's too violent and it might be destabilizing for our democracy. But the problem is, how do you decide who is in power to make these decisions and how do you make sure that they do not abuse their power? As Riadh Guerfali, the veteran digital activist from Tunisia, remarked over this incident, "Before, things were simple: you had the good guys on one side and the bad guys on the other. Today, things are a lot more subtle." Welcome to democracy, our Tunisian and Egyptian friends.

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