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Amazon nukes Parler! ‘Coordinated attack by tech giants’ says CEO, after it became #1 free app

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Calling it a “coordinated attack,” Parler CEO John Matze informed the social media platform’s users Saturday that Amazon kicked Parler off their web hosting service, which will wipe them off the internet until they find a new host.

This devastating blow coming after Parler was removed from Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store.

The narrative employed to justify the Big Tech attack on Twitter’s biggest competitor is to link Parler, a free speech site being billed by the corrupt media as a “pro-Trump” site, to last week’s U.S. Capitol protest, claiming they allowed “calls for violence.”

 

Amazon Web Services Trust and Safety stated “the calls for violence propagating across Parler violated its terms of service and that Amazon is unconvinced that the service’s plan to use volunteers to moderate such things will be effective.”

Conservatives have been flocking to Parler even before Twitter permanently banned President Trump’s personal account on Friday, claiming he was inciting violence. In fact, when Apple dumped Parler, it was the number one app being downloaded.

“Sunday (tomorrow) at midnight Amazon will be shutting off all of our servers in an attempt to completely remove free speech off the internet,” Matze said in a post to the platform’s users. “There is the possibility Parler will be unavailable on the internet for up to a week as we rebuild from scratch. We prepared for events like this by never relying on [Amazon’s] proprietary infrastructure and building bare metal products.”

The CEO said they will begin the process of trying to move to a new provider.

“However Amazon, Google and Apple purposefully did this as a coordinated effort,” he said, “knowing our options would be limited and knowing this would inflict the most damage right as President Trump was banned from the tech companies.”

“This was a coordinated attack by the tech giants to kill competition in the market place. We were too successful too fast,” Matze continued. “You can expect the war on competition and free speech to continue, but don’t count us out.”

It’s worth noting that Amazon chief Jeff Bezos also owns the Washington Post.

In an earlier post, Matze said Parler was “the closest thing to competition Facebook or Twitter has seen in many years,” saying that Amazon, Google, and Apple “worked together to try and ensure they don’t have competition.”

“What they are doing is unprecedented, unfounded and absolutely disgusting. Shameful,” he said. “This is a battle against all of us. Liberals, conservatives, atheists, Christians, black, white, etc. They want to keep their monopoly over speech. They want us fighting. They don’t want us working together. They don’t want us working with each other, they want us hating one another.”

In a post specific to Apple, Matze said they “will be banning Parler until we give up free speech, institute broad and invasive policies like Twitter and Facebook and we become a surveillance platform by pursuing guilt of those who use Parler before innocence.”

“They claim it is due to violence on the platform. The community disagrees as we hit number 1 on their store today. The same day “Hang Mike Pence”, a disgusting violent suggestion, was trending nationally on Twitter,” he added. “Displaying the horrible double standard Apple and their big tech pack apply to the community.”

The coordinated attack to silence opposition is scarier than many people realize and highlights how much control Big Tech has over our ability to communicate. If they can cancel the sitting President of the United States in real time, is there any limit to their power?

The minions on the left cheered the censorship, which amount to a proverbial boot on the neck of free speech, but some on social media saw this for what it is.

Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:

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