The "battle of the bans" heats up as Amazon responds to Parler's lawsuit, but did the Big Tech giant do enough to stave off a temporary restraining order?
Let's dive in.
The Amazon is a great river, sure, but our favorite might be 'Denial'...in Virtual Legality.
#Parler #Amazon #Lawsuit
Discussed in this episode:
"The Parler vs Amazon Lawsuit: Do They Have a Case? (VL386)"
YouTube Video - January 12, 2020 - Hoeg Law
Parler v Amazon Web Services
Filed January 11, 2021
AWS Answer to Parler Request for TRO
Filed January 12, 2021
"Trusts, etc., in restraint of trade illegal; penalty"
15 USC 1 (Sherman Act Section 1)
"How Trump’s internet built and broadcast the Capitol insurrection"
Vox (Recode) - January 8, 2020
"AWS Customer Agreement"
Updated November 30, 2020
"AWS Acceptable Use Policy"
Updated September 16, 2016
"Protection for private blocking and screening of offensive material"
47 USC 230
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