"Grouchy former Pink Floyd bassist/vocalist Roger Waters launched an expletive-laden attack on human-impersonating Facebook CEObot Mark
Zuckerberg after receiving a request from Instagram to use one of his
songs in a promotional film."
"The answer is: fuck you! No fucking way!"
Not evenf for "a huge, huge amount of money."
Waters had shown a crowd the request (on paper) and announced his
response "with obvious relish". He then apparently stated:
"I only mention that because it's the insidious movement of them to take
over absolutely everything. So those of us who do have any power, and I
do have a little bit – in terms of the control of the publishing of my
songs I do, anyway – so I will not be a party to this bullshit, Zuckerberg."
Waters concluded his rant against Zuckerberg by poking fun at the
undignified origins of Facebook as a site for rating the attractiveness
of female Harvard students: "How did this little prick – who started off
by saying, 'She's pretty; we'll give her a 4 out of 5. She's ugly; we'll
give her a 1' – how the fuck did he get any power? And yet here he is,
one of the most powerful idiots in the world."
My guess: he capitalizes on the "social bullying" you typically find in
a high school or junior high school, i.e. the "jocks" and "queen B's"
and their "approval" and "cancelling" power.
Oh, and creepy-stalker spying on EVERYTHING you do, and then SELLING
that information to the highest bidders. And advertising.
[and this is YET ANOTHER reason why I do NOT do Faece-Bitch]
Kudos to Waters and others with the GUTS to tell Zuckerberg to "Zuck Off".
(aka 'Bombastic Bob' in case you wondered)
'Feeling with my fingers, and thinking with my brain' - me
'your story is so touching, but it sounds just like a lie'
"Straighten up and fly right"