Parler Executive Responds To Amazon Cutoff And Defends Approach To Moderation

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Amazon cut off Parler from its Web hosting service, knocking the social media site offline. Hollie Adams/Getty Images

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Parler calls itself a “conservative microblogging alternative” to Twitter and “the world’s premier free speech platform.”

But it’s been offline for five days, and possibly forever, after Amazon kicked Parler off of its Web hosting service.

Founded in 2018, Parler is a favorite of right-wing extremists and supporters of President Trump. It has few restrictions on what users can post, attracting people who say they are being censored by Twitter and Facebook. And it says it

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