A brief post headlined, "Technical Difficulties" also appears: "Now seems like the right time to remind you all-both lovers and haters-why we started this platform". Parler's app was banned by Google and Apple and was taken off their app stores following the Capitol riot on January 6. Matze considers Parler to be a "civil discourse" on the internet that does not hold bars when it comes to posts, shares, groups, or events.
Amazon's "false accusations have incited a virtual mob and presented a risk to my family, our employees, and their families", said Parler CEO John Matze. Some of the Pro-Trump rioters who descended on the US Capitol on January 6, fueled by baseless allegations of voter fraud, had been planning the event and spreading misinformation about the presidential election on Parler. 'We believe privacy is paramount and free speech essential, especially on social media.
The message suggests Parler was able to find another hosting service, coming about a week after Amazon Web Services booted the social media website from its services, taking the site down. Apple, he added, is "always trying to do the right thing".
Amid increasing pressure on Trump for his role in inciting the violence, Parler was banned by Amazon, Apple and Google.
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According to CNN, Parler's new home and haven on the internet is Epik, a hosting service that is known for its affiliation with 4chan, which is also a "free" English-based imageboard website that also rose to prominence.
A Tuesday court filing from Amazon said that the company "repeatedly" notified Parler that its content violated their agreement and requested removal, 'only to determine that Parler was both unwilling and unable to do so'.
A Friday court filing by Matze claimed that the CEO has been forced to flee his home after receiving death threats in the wake of the riots.