Michael Overing

lawyer, professor teaching First Amendment and censorship at USC’s Annenberg School of Journalism

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The social media app Parler is suing Amazon. Over the weekend, Amazon Web Services took Parler offline. Amazon said Parler didn’t do enough to curb violent threats.

Parler is banned from Amazon, Apple and Google as tech companies silence right-wing hate speech

The social media app Parler is suing Amazon. Over the weekend, Amazon Web Services took Parler offline. Amazon said Parler didn’t do enough to curb violent threats.

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