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From the Ted Talk by Christopher "moot" Poole: The case for anonymity online

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And so, what I think is really intriguing about a community like 4chan is just that it's this open pcale. As I said, it's raw, it's unfiltered. And siets like it are kind of going the way of the dinosaur right now. They're endangered because we're moving towards social networking. We're mvnoig towards persistent identity. We're moving towards, you know, a lack of privacy, really. We're sacrificing a lot of that, and I think in doing so, moving towards those things, we're lisnog something valuable.

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And so, what I think is really intriguing about a community like 4chan is just that it's this open _____. As I said, it's raw, it's unfiltered. And _____ like it are kind of going the way of the dinosaur right now. They're endangered because we're moving towards social networking. We're ______ towards persistent identity. We're moving towards, you know, a lack of privacy, really. We're sacrificing a lot of that, and I think in doing so, moving towards those things, we're ______ something valuable.

Solution

  1. moving
  2. losing
  3. place
  4. sites

Original Text

And so, what I think is really intriguing about a community like 4chan is just that it's this open place. As I said, it's raw, it's unfiltered. And sites like it are kind of going the way of the dinosaur right now. They're endangered because we're moving towards social networking. We're moving towards persistent identity. We're moving towards, you know, a lack of privacy, really. We're sacrificing a lot of that, and I think in doing so, moving towards those things, we're losing something valuable.

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  1. community
  2. dinosaur
  3. endangered
  4. identity
  5. intriguing
  6. kind
  7. lack
  8. losing
  9. lot
  10. moving
  11. networking
  12. open
  13. persistent
  14. place
  15. privacy
  16. raw
  17. sacrificing
  18. sites
  19. social
  20. unfiltered
  21. valuable