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Roger Waters burns down ‘powerful idiot’ Mark Zuckerberg’s request to use song

Roger Waters

Roger Waters

Freedom of Speech

# Criticizes Social Media Censorship
15 Jun 2021

At the People’s Forum event, Roger Waters said

So it’s a missive from Mark Zuckerberg to me, right? Arrived this morning with an offer of a huge, huge amount of money. And the answer is ‘F— you!’ […]

We want to thank you for considering this project. We feel that the core sentiment of this song is still so prevalent and necessary today, which speaks to how timeless a work. […]

And yet they want to use it to make Facebook and Instagram even bigger and more powerful than it already is so that it can continue to censor all of us in this room and prevent this story about Julian Assange getting out to the general public so the general public could go, ‘What?! What? No. No more.’

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This user contribution was reformatted and added to the record of Roger Waters’s views on 10 Aug 2022.