Media Research Center founder Brent Bozell called for antitrust action against Big Tech for “canceling conservatives” after Amazon, Apple, and Google took action against Parler, an alternative social media app drawing conservative users, reported Fox News.
“Big tech is doing what we were all told was a crazy conspiracy, canceling conservatives. Now they’re after [Parler]. Don’t let them win! Join me there @brentbozell,” Bozell wrote on Twitter Saturday, January 9.
“BigTech has declared war not just on the right but on the American ideal of freedom. Apple, Google and Amazon are dangerous monopolies and must be smashed. Deluge them with calls and emails,” he continued.
Bozell’s comments come after all of Big Tech appeared to come together to block President Trump following Wednesday’s sacking of the US Capitol by a pro-Trump mob.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday said Trump’s Facebook and Instagram accounts will be blocked “indefinitely” and for at least the next two weeks before Inauguration Day on January 20.
Twitter announced the permanent suspension of Trump’s account Friday, January 8, following months of flagging his tweets with warnings. The social media company stated the president was spreading disinformation that could incite further violence.
Parler was crippled after Amazon, Apple, and Google booted it from their platforms, citing numerous posts that they say incite violence. Amazon said in a statement that Parler lacks sufficient controls on violent content.
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