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Amazon says violent posts forced it to drop Parler from its web hosting service – CNBC

Amazon said it “notified Parler repeatedly” over the past few months that the social media app was hosting violent content in violation of its terms of service.

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Amazon defended its decision to drop Parler from its web hosting service in response to a lawsuit filed by the social media app earlier this week.
In court filings late Tuesday, Amazon said it flagged dozens of pieces of violent content to the social media app starting in November. The company argued that Parler violated its contract with Amazon’s cloud-computing unit, Amazon Web Services (AWS), when it failed to remove the content and that AWS suspended Parler’s account “as a last resort.”
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