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"From the Ted Talk by Lawrence Lessig: Re-examining the remix"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Okay, for a second example, think about this clauurtl hero, icon on the Left, creator of this character. Look at the site that he built: "Star Wars" mhsupas, inviting people to come and use their creative energy to produce a new generation of attention towards this extraordinarily important cultural icon. Read the license. The license for these remixers assigns all of the rthgis to the remix back to Lucas. The mashup is owned by Lucas. Indeed, anything you add to the mashup, music you might add, laucs has a worldwide perpetual right to expiolt that for free. There is no creator here to be recognized. The creator doesn't have any rights. The creator is a sharecropper in this story. And we should remember who employed the sharecroppers: the deocmarts, right?

Open Cloze

Okay, for a second example, think about this ________ hero, icon on the Left, creator of this character. Look at the site that he built: "Star Wars" _______, inviting people to come and use their creative energy to produce a new generation of attention towards this extraordinarily important cultural icon. Read the license. The license for these remixers assigns all of the ______ to the remix back to Lucas. The mashup is owned by Lucas. Indeed, anything you add to the mashup, music you might add, _____ has a worldwide perpetual right to _______ that for free. There is no creator here to be recognized. The creator doesn't have any rights. The creator is a sharecropper in this story. And we should remember who employed the sharecroppers: the _________, right?

Solution

  1. lucas
  2. rights
  3. exploit
  4. mashups
  5. cultural
  6. democrats

Original Text

Okay, for a second example, think about this cultural hero, icon on the Left, creator of this character. Look at the site that he built: "Star Wars" MashUps, inviting people to come and use their creative energy to produce a new generation of attention towards this extraordinarily important cultural icon. Read the license. The license for these remixers assigns all of the rights to the remix back to Lucas. The mashup is owned by Lucas. Indeed, anything you add to the mashup, music you might add, Lucas has a worldwide perpetual right to exploit that for free. There is no creator here to be recognized. The creator doesn't have any rights. The creator is a sharecropper in this story. And we should remember who employed the sharecroppers: the Democrats, right?

Important Words

  1. add
  2. assigns
  3. attention
  4. character
  5. creative
  6. creator
  7. cultural
  8. democrats
  9. employed
  10. energy
  11. exploit
  12. extraordinarily
  13. free
  14. generation
  15. hero
  16. icon
  17. important
  18. inviting
  19. left
  20. license
  21. lucas
  22. mashup
  23. mashups
  24. music
  25. owned
  26. people
  27. perpetual
  28. produce
  29. read
  30. recognized
  31. remember
  32. remix
  33. remixers
  34. rights
  35. sharecropper
  36. site
  37. story
  38. worldwide