Disturbing posts in Parler Prompts Amazon Countersuit

The attempted coup on the US Capitol on January 6th forced several tech companies such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to ban US President Donald Trump for its failure to comply with its policies inciting an insurrection, which caused deaths, damages, and theft. Parler, a “free speech” social media app used by pro-Trump members was […]

Amazon countersuits Parler — imapinoy.tech

Days after various social media and tech companies acted on US President Donald Trump’s statements, which might have further fueled his followers revolution in the US Capitol, Parler – a “free-speech” social media platform was shut down for failure to comply with Amazon Web Services (AWS) policies to moderate its contents.

Here are some contents of the countersuit filed by Amazon against Parler. PLEASE BE ADVISED THE LANGUAGE USED MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR SOME READERS.

Parler Repeatedly Violates the Agreement.

In mid-November 2020, AWS received reports that Parler was hosting content threatening violence, in breach of the agreement. Executive 2 Decl. ¶ 4. On November 17, 2020, seeking to better understand Parler’s approach to content moderation, AWS provided Parler two representative examples, asked whether “this type of content … violate[s] [Parler’s] policies,” and asked for “more detailed information on [Parler’s] policies and processes for handling and mitigating” such content. Id. & Ex. D. Two days later, Parler responded that it had referred one of the examples to its “regular contact for investigation.” Id. Ex. D.

Over the next seven weeks, AWS reported more than 100 additional representative pieces of content advocating violence to Parler’s Chief Policy Officer, including:  “Fry’em up. The whole fkn crew. #pelosi #aoc #thesquad #soros #gates #chuckschumer #hrc #obama #adamschiff #blm #antifa we are coming for you and you will know it.”

  “#JackDorsey … you will die a bloody death alongside Mark Suckerturd [Zuckerberg]…. It has been decided and plans are being put in place. Remember the photographs inside your home while you slept? Yes, that close. You will die a sudden death!”

  “We are going to fight in a civil War on Jan.20th, Form MILITIAS now and acquire targets.”

  “On January 20th we need to start systematicly [sic] assassinating [sic] #liberal leaders, liberal activists, #blm leaders and supporters, members of the #nba #nfl #mlb #nhl #mainstreammedia anchors and correspondents and #antifa. I already have a news worthy event planned.”

  “Shoot the police that protect these shitbag senators right in the head then make the senator grovel a bit before capping they ass.”

“After the firing squads are done with the politicians the teachers are next.”

  “Death to @zuckerberg @realjeffbezos @jackdorsey @pichai.”

  “White people need to ignite their racial identity and rain down suffering and death like a hurricane upon zionists.”

  “Put a target on these motherless trash [Antifa] they aren’t human taking one out would be like stepping on a roach no different.”

  “We need to act like our forefathers did Kill [Black and Jewish people] all Leave no victims or survivors.”

  “We are coming with our list we know where you live we know who you are and we are coming for you and it starts on the 6th civil war… Lol if you will think it’s a joke… Enjoy your last few days you have.”

  “This bitch [Stacey Abrams] will be good target practice for our beginners.”

  “This cu** [United States Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao] should be… hung for betraying their country.”

  “Hang this mofo [Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger] today.”

  “HANG THAt N***** ASAP”

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