5. 3 TELL ME NO LIES

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What do you know about WikiLeaks?
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What do you know about WikiLeaks? inglés
WikiLeaks was created in 2006, and is an organisation which aims to publish leaked information from government and whistle-blowers. it was founded by a group of people from different countries, and its director is Julian Assange.
The truth will always win.

What kind of information is published on the website?
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Information which was previously kept secret by organisations or governments.

Who sends the information?
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Anybody can send the information anonymously.

What effect does it have on governments and large organisations?
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It is increasingly hard for them to keep information secret.

Match the words/phrases
investigative journalism, take out injunctions, whistle-blowing, sensitive information, published more scoops, protect its sources
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to the definitions.

When a journalist made a news story public before anyone else had heard about it.
investigative journalism, take out injunctions, whistle-blowing, sensitive information, published more scoops, protect its sources
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published more scoops
When a journalist made a news story public before anyone else had heard about it.

If someone doesn't want you to publish information about them, they might use this legal procedure.
investigative journalism, take out injunctions, whistle-blowing, sensitive information, published more scoops, protect its sources
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take out injunctions
If someone doesn't want you to publish information about them, they might use this legal procedure.

When a journalist thoroughly investigates a single topic of interest, often involving criminal practice by an organisation.
investigative journalism, take out injunctions, whistle-blowing, sensitive information, published more scoops, protect its sources
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investigative journalism
When a journalist thoroughly investigates a single topic of interest, often involving criminal practice by an organisation.

Exposing unethical or illegal actions by an organisation.
investigative journalism, take out injunctions, whistle-blowing, sensitive information, published more scoops, protect its sources
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whistle-blowing
people who make damaging or sensitive information public from inside organisations

Keeping the identities of the people who provide information to journalists secret.
investigative journalism, take out injunctions, whistle-blowing, sensitive information, published more scoops, protect its sources
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protect its sources
Keeping the identities of the people who provide information to journalists secret.

Information which, if disclosed by unauthorised people, could cause problems for a company or government, etc.
investigative journalism, take out injunctions, whistle-blowing, sensitive information, published more scoops, protect its sources
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sensitive information
Information which, if disclosed by unauthorised people, could cause problems for a company or government, etc.

WikiLeaks is responsible for leaking a lot of private information.
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1 e)

WikiLeaks seems to have no regard for the ethics of its actions.
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2 b)

Organisations have to be able to keep some information private.
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3 d)

Governments and companies can no longer hide behind secrets.
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4 f)

Freedom of information can only be a good thing.
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5 c)

Whistleblowers always existed, but the medium has changed now.
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6 a)

The (1) why I say that is because they are responsible...
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The reason why I say that is because they are responsible...

Can you be (2) about that? Is there any (2) to prove that?
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Can you be sure about that? Is there any evidence to prove that?

But that's not the (3).
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But that's not the point.

Let me (4) it this way.
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Let me put it this way.

But that doesn't take (5) of the fact that...
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But that doesn't take account of the fact that...

I think you'll (6) that actually information has always...
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I think you'll find that actually information has always...

The point I'm trying to (7) is that if the chances...
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The point I'm trying to make is that if the chances...

Making a point
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The reason why I say that is

Clarifying a point
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Let me put it this way.; I think you'll find that; The point I'm trying to make is that...

Challenging a point
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Can you be sure about that? But that's not the point. But that doesn't take account of the fact that...

* saying I'm is what we need to be very careful who we give the information to.
saying I'm is what
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What I'm saying is we need to be very careful who we give the information to.
What I'm saying is

*suggest facts the that the more people who know about the idea, the riskier the situation.
suggest facts the
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The facts suggest that the more people who know about the idea, the riskier the situation.
The facts suggest

*That's true, but the is point if the competition find out about it, they will probably steal the idea.
the is point
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That's true, but the point is if the competition find out about it, they will probably steal the idea.
the point is

*think always you is that case the do?
think always you is that case the do
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Do you think that is always the case?
Do you think that is always the case

* Yes. all after, what have they got to lose?
all after
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Yes. After all, what have they got to lose?
After all

*are several think reasons there why I this is the right thing to do
are several think reasons there why I
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There are several reasons why I think this is the right thing to do
There are several reasons why I

* and about think it if you, we don't have any other options.
about think it if you
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and if you think about it, we don't have any other options.
if you think about it

*say you don't can how see I that. I just don't think the idea will work in practice.
say you don't can how see I that
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I don't see how you can say that. I just don't think the idea will work in practice.
I don't see how you can say that

*Well, way put this me it let, we don't have any more time to consider options. We need to decide.
way put this me it let
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Well, let me put it this way we don't have any more time to consider options. We need to decide
let me put it this way

I know there are time pressures, but that trying make is I'm point to the we need to think about the costs as well.
that trying make is I'm point to the
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I know there are time pressures, but the point that I'm trying to make is we need to think about the costs as well.
the point that I'm trying to make is

Would you ever disclose company secrets? Let me (1). it would depend on the secret.
put: Let me put it this way (clarifying a point)
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Would you ever disclose company secrets? Let me put it this way. it would depend on the secret.

People who download music for free should be sent to prison. I (2) say that.
see: I don't see how you can say that (challenging a point)
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People who download music for free should be sent to prison. I don't see how you can say that.

The public should have open access to any information they want. But that (3) the information might be sensitive.
account: But that doesn't take account of the fact that (challenging a point)
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The public should have open access to any information they want. But that doesn't take account of the fact the information might be sensitive.

I'm not sure that I follow what you mean. What (4) is that I don't mind.
basically: What I'm basically saying is (clarifying a point)
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I'm not sure that I follow what you mean. What I'm basically saying is that I don't mind.

You should never give away your intellectual property for free. I think (5) it depends on the situation.
find: I think you'll find that (clarifying a point)
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You should never give away your intellectual property for free. I think you'll find that it depends on the situation.

Encouraging someone else to contribute
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Where do you stand on this?

Keeping your turn
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Sorry, and another thing...

Giving you thinking time
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I suppose, if you think about it...

Staying on (original) topic
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Getting back to the point, which is...

MAKING A POINT
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Add the missing words to the conversations.

If we carry on like this, there will be no fish left in the river. Is there any evidence to that?
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If we carry on like this, there will be no fish left in the river. Is there any evidence to prove that?
prove

Sorry, I've lost you. What basically saying is we can't afford to waste any more time.
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Sorry, I've lost you. What I'm basically saying is we can't afford to waste any more time.
I'm

If think about it, we'd be stupid to let this opportunity escape us. Yes, I think you are right.
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If you think about it, we'd be stupid to let this opportunity escape us. Yes, I think you are right.
you

I don't how you can argue that the economics doesn't have an influence on the situation. I really don't see what that has to do with the issue.
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I don't see how you can argue that the economics doesn't have an influence on the situation. I really don't see what that has to do with the issue.
see

People aren't interested in buying organic food if it's too expensive. Can we sure about that?
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People aren't interested in buying organic food if it's too expensive. Can we be sure about that?
be


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