90 Miles From Tyranny : Parler sues Amazon for anti-trust violations, breach of contract

Monday, January 11, 2021

Parler sues Amazon for anti-trust violations, breach of contract

Parler filed a lawsuit Monday against Amazon for antitrust violations, breach of contract, and unlawful business interference. The lawsuit asks a federal judge to order Amazon to reinstate the platform.

Parler was destroyed at midnight Pacific time by a coordinated strike among tech giants who work hand-in-hand with Democrats. Apple, Google, Amazon, lawyers, text message, and email capabilities were all erased in a 24-hour period.

Amazon provided their cloud services and Parler is currently unable to find another vehicle to upload their data since Apple and Google have made it clear they do not approve.

The social-media service vanished just before midnight Sunday Pacific time, when Amazon.com Inc. followed through on its threat to stop hosting the public-messaging platform that has exploded in popularity among supporters of President Trump, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The WSJ continues: The effective disappearance of Parler shows the growing breadth and effect of efforts by big technology companies to restrict content they label as dangerous after last week’s mob attack on the U.S. Capitol. Amazon had said in a letter to Parler over the weekend that it had seen a steady increase in violent content on the site and said Parler’s efforts to remove it were inadequate.

This came almost immediately after Apple took down the Parler app. Google had already taken it down from Android.

CEO Matze said in a post on Parler on Saturday that it was possible the service would be unavailable for as long as a week while it found new hosting services. Since that statement, he said it could be longer.

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