Bloomberg Law
Jan. 13, 2021, 10:39 PM

Amazon’s Other Reason for Booting Parler: Threats to Staff (1)

Joel Rosenblatt
Joel Rosenblatt
Bloomberg News Inc. says Parler LLC isn’t only dangerous to law and order in the nation’s capital, but to the tech giant’s own staff.

To justify to a judge why it suspended web-hosting service for the conservative social media site, Amazon executives cited threats by Parler users to delivery drivers and staff at the e-commerce giant -- as well as concern that Parler failed to police violent content both before and after the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

A showdown looms Thursday in Seattle federal court over Parler’s complaint that Amazon’s action is a politically loaded attack on an ...