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Parler Dropped by Apple App Store After Moderation Shortcomings

This is just the latest incident in a blitzkrieg of online censorship targeting supporters of the events of January 6th.

In the aftermath of January 6th, there are a number of online platforms scrambling for a response, and it is exposing the unchecked power of our unsubtle technocracy.

The insurrection that enveloped the Capitol on Wednesday was largely organized online, and the companies who own the bandwidth involved are moving ever closer to making the internet a “no go zone” for the MAGA movement.

The latest purge comes to us from Apple, who’ve now decided that free-speech social network Parler is no longer fit to exist in the App Store.

Apple Inc has suspended Parler from the App Store, saying the social networking service has not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence.

“We have suspended Parler from the App Store until they resolve these issues,” the iPhone maker said in a statement Saturday.

Apple had given the service 24 hours to submit a detailed moderation plan, pointing to participants’ using the service to coordinate Wednesday’s siege of the U.S. Capitol.

The move comes just hours after President Donald Trump was permanently banned from Twitter, to which he responded by attempting to circumvent the ban using the @POTUS and @WhiteHouse accounts. Both of those accounts were temporarily unavailable as well following the Commander in Chief’s attempts to communicate.

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