Amazon Claims Social Network Parler Trying to Conceal Owners
Republican political donor Rebekah Mercer has confirmed she helped bankroll the site and has emerged as the network's shadow executive.
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SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon has accused Parler, the social network known as a conservative alternative to Twitter, of trying to conceal its ownership amid a legal dispute between Amazon and Parler stemming from the U.S. Capitol riots. Angelo Calfo, an attorney representing Parler, disputed Amazon’s claim and argued that the burden was on Amazon to prove who owns Parler, The Seattle Times reported Tuesday. “This is a ginned-up effort to try to throw mud at…