Parler

Answer to Trump Social Ban and Parler Removal Decentralization?

January 15, 2021 By Truth In Media Ben Swann breaks down the unprecedented attack on free speech taking place across the Big Tech landscape. Ben discusses Section 230 and some of the more practical strategies that his media group ISE Media is taking to preserve free and open debate on the internet. Become an Activist…

Here Are The 'Alt Tech' Platforms Trump Supporters Are Flocking To After Parler Executed By Amazon

Over the past week, President Trump has been kicked off of Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and was blocked from e-commerce platform Shopify – all because of a pair of relatively benign tweets on January 8th, two days after the Capitol ‘riot’ in which a small group of Trump supporters and a BLM activist were allowed…

Greenwald: How Silicon Valley, In A Show of Monopolistic Force, Destroyed Parler

Authored by Glenn Greenwald via greenwald.substack.com, Critics of Silicon Valley censorship for years heard the same refrain: tech platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter are private corporations and can host or ban whoever they want. If you don’t like what they are doing, the solution is not to complain or to regulate them. Instead, go…

Beyond Platforms: Private Censorship, Parler, and the Stack

By Jillian C. York, Corynne McSherry, and Danny O’Brien Last week, following riots that saw supporters of President Trump breach and sack parts of the Capitol building, Facebook and Twitter made the decision to give the president the boot. That was notable enough, given that both companies had previously treated the president, like other political…

"Very Incriminating": Hacker Archives Every Deleted Parler Post

Following last week’s incursion into the US Capitol building by Trump supporters and the founder of a BLM group, a researcher who goes by the Twitter handle @donk_enby got to work archiving every post from that day made on Parler – a conservative alternative to Twitter where many of the protesters coordinated leading up to…

Twitter Plunges After Trump Ban; Parler Site Offline

As it turns out, Wall Street isn’t happy with Twitter’s decision to permanently ban President Trump, one of the service’s high-profile users. Analysts are afraid the decision could expose Twitter to more regulation, as Mirabaud analyst Neil Campling said the ban could open Twitter up to more regulation under the next administration now that the…

Parler Faces Extinction As Amazon Employees Demand AWS Stop Hosting

A coalition of Amazon corporate employees have demanded that the Seattle-based megacorp kick Parler off the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform unless ‘posts inciting violence’ are removed, which would force the Trump-friendly Twitter competitor to find another host. According to CNBC, an employee advocacy group – Amazon Employees for Climate Justice – said in a…

Parler Says Previously Secret Backer Is Conservative Billionaire Rebekah Mercer

Authored by Zachary Stieber via The Epoch Times, Social media website Parler said Saturday that its previously unknown investor is billionaire Rebekah Mercer, after speculation from some activists that the site was linked to Russia… In a press release, Parler said Mercer is backing the site. “Rebekah Mercer is a great friend, an American patriot,…