Amazon.com ((AMZN) – Get the report hit back on Tuesday in a lawsuit against Parler after the conservative social media platform sued it for banning Parler from cloud hosting for Amazon Web Services.
Parler accused Amazon of suppressing conservative views. Amazon disagrees.
“In this case, it’s not about suppressing language or suppressing viewpoints. It’s not about a conspiracy to restrict trade, ”the Seattle technology and online retailer said in a statement.
“Instead, this case is about Parler’s proven unwillingness and inability to remove from the servers of [Amazon Web Services] Content that endangers public safety, e.g. B. by inciting and planning rape, torture and murder of named officials and private individuals. “
“There is no legal basis in AWS customer agreements or otherwise to force AWS to host this type of content,” said Amazon.
“AWS has repeatedly notified Parler that its content is in violation of the parties’ agreement …