Parler Files Response in Lawsuit Against Amazon, Says AWS Only Concerned With Silencing Trump

Parler filed a response to Amazon Web Services on Wednesday in its lawsuit against the Seattle-based retail giant, arguing that a representative with Amazon didn't care about the content moderation, butwas only concerned with allegedly silencing President Donald Trump. It came after Amazon Web Services (AWS) said in court that the company displayed an “unwillingness and inability” to remove violent content after the firm suspended Parler from its web-hosting services on Monday morning. "In completely shutting down Parler’s ability to retain its millions of users, attract advertisers, or generate any revenue, AWS has knowingly inflicted lasting damage to what was, until very recently, a thriving business," Parler's filing late on Wednesday read (pdf). The document cited text messages between an AWS representative and Matze. Amazon "expressed no concerns with Parler’s content moderation," according to the filing, adding that the same Amazon "representative repeatedly asked whether the President had joined or would ...

Parler Files Response in Lawsuit Against Amazon, Says AWS
Only Concerned With Silencing Trump
Parler filed a response to Amazon Web Services on Wednesday in its lawsuit against the Seattle-based retail giant, arguing that a representative with Amazon didn't care about the content moderation, butwas only concerned with allegedly silencing President Donald Trump. It came after Amazon Web Services (AWS) said in court that the company displayed an “unwillingness and inability” to remove violent content after the firm suspended Parler from its web-hosting services on Monday morning. "In completely shutting down Parler’s ability to retain its millions of users, attract advertisers, or generate any revenue, AWS has knowingly inflicted lasting damage to what was, until very recently, a thriving business," Parler's filing late on Wednesday read (pdf). The document cited text messages between an AWS representative and Matze. Amazon "expressed no concerns with Parler’s content moderation," according to the filing, adding that the same Amazon "representative repeatedly asked whether the President had joined or would ...