Amazon is asking a federal judge to keep Parler offline, saying the conservative media side has brushed aside appeals by the Amazon Web Services division that Parler monitor its violent content both before and after the Capitol riot.
The tech company’s appeal on Tuesday came in responseand breach of contract after Amazon suspended Parler’s account and effectively banned it from the internet.
Amazon Web Services launched Parler from its cloud services just after midnight Pacific time Monday. The website went offline at 4:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Amazon said it dropped Parler because it wasn’t sure the website could monitor content on their platform to encourage or incite violence.
“In this case, it is not about suppressing language or suppressing viewpoints,” said the lawyers of Amazon in a court case. “Instead, this case is about Parler’s proven unwillingness and inability to …