Amazon responded to a lawsuit from alternative social media platform Parler by outlining shocking threats made against the company by Parler users. The response comes after Parler sued Amazon f0r booting the platform off its web hosting service.
“This case is not about suppressing speech or stifling viewpoints,” Amazon said in a brief filed Tuesday. “Instead, this case is about Parler’s demonstrated unwillingness and inability to remove from the servers of Amazon Web Services… content that threatens the public safety, such as by inciting and planning the rape, torture, and assassination of named public officials and private citizens.”
Amazon Web Services, the unit that booted Parler, said the tech giant has been