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A Chapter of the Oath Keepers Militia Group Is Raising Money Through Amazon Smile

Militia members are tapping at least one revenue stream through Amazon’s charity partnership program, Amazon Smile. As of Tuesday evening, Amazon shoppers can choose to donate 0.5% of their purchase costs to the Indiana chapter of the armed anti-government group Oath Keepers, one member of which was just charged with…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Indiana, Southern Poverty Law Center, OATH, Parler

Interactive Timeline of Parler Videos Takes You Through the Capitol Riot

Two weeks ago, Donald Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building and uploaded an enormous archive documenting their crimes onto the embattled social media platform Parler. The consequences of that day will likely have ripple effects in the U.S. for years to come. But the digital trail left behind by rioters is…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Donald Trump, Capitol, Parler

Parler's Back from the Dead With a Domain Registered to Epik, Home to Gab and Daily Stormer

Parler came back online Sunday with a defiant message to the social network’s “lovers and haters.” Its new host appears to be Epik, a domain name registrar that has harbored other deplatformed cesspools like Gab, the Daily Stormer, and 8kun predecessor’s 8chan, thus cementing Parler, the self-proclaimed “world’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Stormer, EPIK, Parler, Epik Home

Leaked Parler Data Points to Users at Police Stations, U.S. Military Bases

Location data gleaned from thousands of videos posted on the social network Parler and extracted in the days before Amazon restricted access to app this week, reveal its users included police officers around the U.S. and service members stationed on bases at home and abroad. Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Proud Boys, Parler

Amazon Court Filing Includes Chilling Death Threats Published On Parler

Amazon submitted a new filing in federal court on Tuesday in response to an emergency motion by Parler to restore its hosting services through Amazon’s AWS. Parler was kicked offline early Monday after Amazon said the social media company had violated its terms of service and Parler couldn’t find another company…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Science, Instagram, Republicans, Censorship, Social Media, Joe Biden, Coups, Violence, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Militias, Aoc, Paul Gosar, Mo Brooks

Parler Users Breached Deep Inside U.S. Capitol Building, GPS Data Shows

At least several users of the far-right social network Parler appear to be among the horde of rioters that managed to penetrate deep inside the U.S. Capitol building and into areas normally restricted to the public, according to GPS metadata linked to videos posted to the platform the day of the insurrection in…Read more...
Tags: Science, Donald Trump, U S Capitol, Parler, Capitol Riot, The Capitol Mob

Parler's Implosion, Explained

Parler, which rose to prominence as the “conservative Twitter” thanks to its lax content moderation, is having one of the worst weeks of its existence—indeed, after the time it’s had, Parler may cease to exist at all.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Lawsuits, Tough Times, Parler, Capitol Riot

Parler Sues Amazon Over Supposed Antitrust Violation

Parler is now suing Amazon after the company—along with fellow tech giants Apple and Google—refused to continue hosting the “free speech” platform in the wake of last week’s violent rush on the U.S. Capitol.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Science, Aws, Parler, Deplatforming, Capitol Riot, The Great Deplatforming

Every Deleted Parler Post, Many With Users' Location Data, Has Been Archived

In the wake of the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by scores of President Trump’s supporters, a lone researcher began an effort to catalogue the posts of social media users across Parler, a platform founded to provide conservative users a safe haven for uninhibited “free speech” — but which ultimately…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Science, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Capitol, Parler, John Matze, Is This Your Metadata

Parler Forced Offline After Amazon Pulls Hosting Services

Parler has gone offline after Amazon made good on its promise to drop the controversial social media site from its AWS web hosting services. Amazon pulled the plug at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time, saying that Parler wasn’t properly moderating its content and the violence being called for on the site posed “a very real risk…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Twitter, Science, Aws, Fox News, Donald Trump, Pacific, Free Speech, Milo Yiannopoulos, Big Tech, President Trump, Dan Bongino, Rebekah Mercer, Parler, Freeze Peach

Dropped by Virtually 'Every Vendor,' Parler Is Scrambling to Find a New Safe Space Online

Parler is learning a hard lesson this week that freedom of speech is not freedom from consequences. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Twitter, Science, Conservative, Trump, Trump Administration, Parler, Capitol Riot, All Around Me Are Familiar Faces

Dropped by Virtually 'Every Vender,' Parler Is Scrambling to Find a New Safe Space Online

Parler is learning a hard lesson this week that freedom of speech is not freedom from consequences. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Twitter, Science, Conservative, Trump, Trump Administration, Parler, Capitol Riot, All Around Me Are Familiar Faces

Google And Apple Kick Parler Off Their App Stores [Update: Amazon Jumps on the Ban Train]

Updated: 1/9/2021, 8:24 p.m. ET: Apple has finally pulled the trigger! On Saturday Apple followed Google’s lead and purged Parler’s app from its app store. The social network’s sales pitch of being “the world’s premier free speech platform” has turned it into a breeding ground for deplatformed conservatives who…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Conservative, Parler, Amazon Jumps

Google Kicks Parler Off Its App Store, And Apple May Soon Follow Suit

Parler was suspended from Google’s Play Store on Friday over its lack of content moderation, ironically the very reason the social media platform has quickly become collecting deplatformed conservatives and far-right extremists. And a ban from Apple’s App Store may not be far behind.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Conservative, Parler

What the EPA Has in Common With Pornographers

It’s been a few weeks since our last edition of Hellfeed, and in the meantime, things on the feed have gotten somewhat closer to baseline dispiriting: While the president’s efforts to overturn the election results have degenerated from coup attempt to dangerous levels of cringe, social media firms are eager to return…Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Technology, Fcc, Youtube, Social Media, Joe Biden, Terrorism, Epa, Donald Trump, Christchurch, Section 230, Parler

Parler’s Downloads Fell Off a Cliff

Parler, the social media platform where Ted Cruz is free to dance naked under the cursed moon in the realm of the possessed, may not be the right-wing free speech utopia of the future. Despite offering a perfectly fine refuge for conservatives bitching about Facebook and Twitter and YouTube’s moderation policies,…
Tags: Facebook, Science, Youtube, Ted Cruz, Parler, Conservative Bias, Its Not You Its Them

The EPA Just Joined Parler and It's Going How You'd Expect

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency received the distinguished honor of becoming the first federal agency to join Parler on Monday, and the welcome the account is getting from the users of a right-wing social media platform that bills itself as a “free speech” alternative to Twitter is pretty much exactly what…Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Epa, US environmental protection agency, Users, Social Media Platform, Agency, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Parler

‘Unbiased’ Social Media Platform Parler Is Unsurprisingly Found to Be Backed by Conservative Megadonor

Parler, the social media network that describes itself as the “world’s premier free speech platform,” which is apparently another way to say a space for misinformation and conspiracy theories like QAnon, is unsurprisingly backed by conservative megadonor Rebekah Mercer, the Wall Street Journal has found. Read more...
Tags: Science, Social Media, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Misinformation, Rebekah Mercer, Parler

Wait... Did Ron Watkins Just Rat His Dad Out as Q?

There’s been a mass exodus of conservatives from Twitter and Facebook amid complaints of censorship and “free speech” dog-whistling in the wake of the 2020 presidential election. Many have found a new home on Parler, a platform founded in 2018 and reportedly backed by Trump donors that sells itself as “unbiased social…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Trump, Trump Administration, 8chan, Parler, QAnon, 8kun, Ron Watkins

'Free Speech' Social Network Parler Tops App Store Downloads After Trump Loses Election

Parler, the Twitter alternative for conservatives where users can say anything they want without fear of censorship (except for an arbitrary list of terms conservatives don’t like), is taking off in the wake of Donald Trump’s defeat against Democrat Joe Biden in the 2020 elections.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Elections, Science, Technology, Social Media, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Safe Space, 2020 Elections, 2020 Election, Parler

Parler CEO Says He'll Ban Users for Posting Bad Words, Dicks, Boobs, or Poop

A right-wing social media app that’s billed itself as a “free speech” alternative to Twitter is quickly proving itself to be even more restrictive than the alternative apps its users routinely accuse of censorship.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Republicans, Censorship, Ass, Balls, Fuck, Trump, Parler, Free Speech My Dick

Here's An Idea: The Trump Campaign Should Simply Take Over MySpace

Following a series of grievances with the social media networks that millions of people actually use, Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is floating the idea of setting up shop on a new platform, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Well, there’s a perfectly good network sitting right there. Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Technology, Youtube, Social Media, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Myspace, Parler

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