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Friday, 26 March 2021

Parler is trying to throw Facebook under the bus for the U.S. Capitol riots #rwanda #RwOT

Parler is trying to throw Facebook under the bus for the U.S. Capitol riots

In early February, the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform asked social media platform Parler to produce information regarding its finances and potential ties to foreign entities. The request came in the wake of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, which allegedly involved numerous Parler users.

Now Parler has responded, mounting a defense that essentially boils down to: "We aren't bad because Facebook is worse."

In a letter dated Mar. 25, Parler attempts to paint itself as a small underdog startup being mercilessly attacked by Twitter and Facebook. Claiming that Big Tech are afraid Parler will become a "competitive threat," the company alleges it is being scapegoated, and calls for Congress to go away and investigate that instead. Read more...

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