Sacha Baron Cohen calls social media the ‘greatest propaganda machine in history’

The comedian and actor spoke at the Anti-Defamation League’s “Never Is Now” summit on Thursday.
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Transcript for Sacha Baron Cohen calls social media the ‘greatest propaganda machine in history’
Democracy. Which depends on which it treats. Is in retreat and autocracy. Which depends on chip Lyons. Is on the launch. Hate crimes of synergy. As a murderous attacks and religious and ethnic minorities. Now what that means dangerous trends have been common. As a comedian and act sentinels Scola one thing. He's pretty and it's me. With this hate and violence is being facilitated by I'm from the Internet companies. That amount to the rates this propaganda machine in history in any of three optic industry you can be seeing for the mute cools. Publishers QVC polite but people. Kim BC for defamation. I ain't being seen many times. I'm being sued right now. By someone whose name I wasn't mentioned because he might see me again. But sensual media companies are largely protected. From liability for the content they use is priced. No matter how indecency it's my section to infinity if get ready for the communications. Decency act. Now lost mom how Arafat. Mall sitcoms FaceBook. Delivered a major speech that not surprisingly warned again next. New rules and regulations and companies like he has. Zuckerberg tried to portray this hold issue ads. Choices around three expression. That is ludicrous. This is not about limiting anyone's free speech this is about giving people including some of the mugs reprehensible. People don't. The biggest pop open history to reach with that if the planet. Freedom of speech is not read them all reach. Sadly they would always be racist misogynist anti C mites and child abuses. I think we can agree that we should not be giving big hits impede of files. A free platform to apple applied their views and talking their victims. The ultimate aim of society. Should be to make sure hope that people on not talk it is not harassed and not militant. Because of who they all went they come from who they love or how they write. Okay. He. If we may. That's our right if we prioritize truth open lines. Tolerance over prejudice. And that the other thing indifference. And experts. They ignore ray mrs. Then maybe just maybe we can stall the greats as propaganda machine in history. We can save democracy. We can still have a place to free speech and free expression. And most importantly. Mike jugs will still work. Thank you very much.

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