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"From the Ted Talk by Mikko Hypponen: Three types of online attack"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

In the 1980s, in cmmiounst Eastern Germany, if you onewd a typewriter, you had to register it with the government. You had to register a sample sheet of text out of the typewriter. And this was done so the government could tcark where the text was coming from. If they found a paper which had the wrong kind of thought, they could track down who created that thought. And we in the West couldn't understand how anybody would do this, how much this would restrict federom of speech. We would never do that in our own countries.

Open Cloze

In the 1980s, in _________ Eastern Germany, if you _____ a typewriter, you had to register it with the government. You had to register a sample sheet of text out of the typewriter. And this was done so the government could _____ where the text was coming from. If they found a paper which had the wrong kind of thought, they could track down who created that thought. And we in the West couldn't understand how anybody would do this, how much this would restrict _______ of speech. We would never do that in our own countries.

Solution

  1. track
  2. communist
  3. owned
  4. freedom

Original Text

In the 1980s, in communist Eastern Germany, if you owned a typewriter, you had to register it with the government. You had to register a sample sheet of text out of the typewriter. And this was done so the government could track where the text was coming from. If they found a paper which had the wrong kind of thought, they could track down who created that thought. And we in the West couldn't understand how anybody would do this, how much this would restrict freedom of speech. We would never do that in our own countries.

Important Words

  1. coming
  2. communist
  3. countries
  4. created
  5. eastern
  6. freedom
  7. germany
  8. government
  9. kind
  10. owned
  11. paper
  12. register
  13. restrict
  14. sample
  15. sheet
  16. speech
  17. text
  18. thought
  19. track
  20. typewriter
  21. understand
  22. west
  23. wrong