President Donald Trump has considered setting up an account on Speak under the pseudonym “Person X,” CEO John Matze said on Wednesday. Matze argued in a court filing that Parler’s web host Amazon Web Services had known about this since at least October and that the possibility of Trump joining Parler was part of the reason AWS cut ties with the network Monday. “There is no merit in these claims,” an Amazon spokesperson told Insider. Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories.
President Donald Trump has considered setting up an account on Parler, the social media app popular with his supporters, under the pseudonym “Person X,” Parler CEO John Matze said in a court filing on Wednesday.
Matze went on to say that Amazon Web Services was aware of these plans and in fact terminated his contract with Talk this week, in part to deny Trump a new social media presence.
AWS Cutting Off Speak Monday took the app offline, and Matze thinks that may never come …
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