SEATTLE – Parler, the right-wing social network that went offline after supporters of then-President Donald Trump attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, has filed a new lawsuit against Amazon.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), the cloud computing division of the Seattle-based tech giant, stopped working with Parler in January because, according to Amazon, Parler was unable to moderate violent content that spurred Trump’s supporters on.
Parler went back online two weeks ago, hosted by SkySilk, a Los Angeles-based cloud computing company.
The Seattle Times reports that Parler’s new lawsuit, filed late Tuesday in the King County Superior Court, covers a wide variety of contract offenses, as well as misleading and unfair trading practices and defamation.
Parler is demanding unspecified financial compensation from Amazon.
The original lawsuit, filed in Seattle Federal District Court in January, was primarily billed as an antitrust lawsuit accusing Amazon of …