Parler Prepared To Take Full Legal Action Against Big Tech As It Is Forced To Go OfflineSource: Fortune

Parler CEO John Matze is fully prepared to take legal action against renowned technology companies for suspending the social networking platform from their services, The Epoch Times reports.

Amazon kicked out Parler from its web hosting services after the violence at US Capitol on 6 January. Matze informed the Epoch Times that the likes of Apple, Google and Amazon had acted in bad faith and that there was no evidence to prove that Parler was utilised to coordinate the brutal attacks in Washington.

As per reports Parler has now been forced offline due to deplatforming by Amazon AWS. The company now faces a challenge to find a new web host and migrate its systems.

He further mentioned that Parler does not have a groups-style feature and instead Facebook was used as a medium to conduct meetups for the event.

The social networking service was gradually gaining traction amongst conservative voices in the internet. However, AWS alleged that there had been a steady increase in violent content on Parler and that it posed a “very real risk” to public security. Matze hit back at the big tech for working in coordination to ensure that they kill off any emerging competition.

“Sunday (tomorrow) at midnight Amazon will be shutting off all of our servers in an attempt to completely remove free speech off the internet. 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 amazons proprietary infrastructure and building bare metal products,” the Parler CEO had written in one of his posts.

He added, “We will try our best to move to a new provider right now as we have many competing for our business, however Amazon, Google and Apple purposefully did this as a coordinated effort knowing our options would be limited and knowing this would inflict the most damage right as President Trump was banned from the tech companies.”

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