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Parler is suing Amazon, alleging antitrust violations after the e-commerce giant banned the far-right social media app from AWS
- The far-right social media platform Parler said that it was suing Amazon, alleging antitrust violations after Amazon banned the website from using its AWS service.
- Amazon says that Parler does not efficiently police threats of violence on its platform.
- The lawsuit comes after many consider the role that tech companies play in enabling those seeking to incite violence.
Google joins Microsoft and Facebook in freezing all political contributions following the Capitol siege
- Google said that it would halt political contributions following the deadly siege of the US Capitol building last week.
- The moves come as brands like Marriott and Morgan Stanley stop donations to Republican lawmakers who objected to President-elect Joe Biden's certification.
New research shows the average US household now subscribes to 4 streaming services - and it could lead to a major shift in the market
- Travis Clark reports new findings from Ampere Analysis showing that the average US household subscribes to four services.
- In both US and western Europe, 10% of streaming homes subscribe to five or more services.
- The boom could result in the bundling of streaming services.
More stories we're reading:
- A company that owns hundreds of talk radio stations has threatened to terminate hosts for suggesting the 2020 election was stolen (Business Insider)
- A new startup wants to build a network of houses for influencers across the US to film in and record podcasts (Business Insider)
- After gaining 2 million new customers with its masks, Athleta's head of merchandising reveals plans to keep them by becoming a 'lifestyle brand' (Business Insider)
- Facebook names Roy Austin Jr. as VP of civil rights (Reuters)
- 'Sex and the City' stars to make more than $1 million per episode for HBO Max revival (Variety)
- OpenAP adds technology to further automate TV ad sales (Wall Street Journal)