Although “tech tyrants Google, Apple and Amazon wiped Parler out, the service will return” soon, Fox News contributor Dan Bongino said on Monday.
“Parler will be back, just so the audience understands. I will go bankrupt and destitute before I let this happen,” Bongino, one of the investors in Parler, told “Fox & Friends.”
Bongino said getting diagnosed with cancer “opened his eyes to the world” and he no longer cares what “anyone thinks anymore.”
“My eyes are wide open. Parler will be back by the end of the week.”
Parler went down early Monday following Amazon Web Services’ decision to suspend it from its cloud hosting service after Wednesday’s U. S. Capitol riot. CEO John Matze told “Sunday Morning Futures” that the site will try to “get back online as quickly as possible,” after writing on the platform that the site may be unavailable for up to a week.
Google announced Friday that it would suspend social media platform Parler’s listing from its Play Store due to a failure to moderate “egregious content” posted by users related to the violent siege on Capitol Hill this week.
A spokesperson for Google confirmed in a statement to Fox News that its “longstanding policies” require that apps with user-generated content have measures in place to remove certain obscene content – including posts that incite violence. Developers agree to those terms.
“We’re aware of continued posting in the Parler app that seeks to incite ongoing violence in the U. S.,” a Google spokesperson wrote in a statement. “In light of this ongoing and urgent public safet… (Read more)