Rep. Nunes calls for racketeering investigation into Big Tech following Parler ban

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  1. XXJefferson#51

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    January 10, 2021

    Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., says Amazon, Apple and Google's suspension of Parler is 'clearly a violation' of antitrust, civil rights and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act.





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    This is truly good news! The anti competitive monopoly collusion of big tech social media against this one company is an outrage. It’s criminal . RICO doesn’t have to be a criminal case, it can be a civil one and lawyers should take this on. If they can prevail it means treble damages paid out to Parler.
     
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    Devin Nunes? :roflol:

    Moo bitch...
     
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    He should stick to pretending he’s a farmer, nobody will buy him as a lawyer
     
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    What would you call it when several businesses all suddenly act together to ban another company from using common resources?
     
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    It's no coincidence that big tech is silencing anything conservative while giving the looting rioters a free pass.
     
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    I guess he has to deflect from being a lapdog to the worst president in American history, who has now disgraced himself.
     
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    That contributes so much to the tone of the conversation/debate here. I’m so impressed.
     
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    The best way to deal with corporate Nazis like Fakebook and Twatter are to just not. I don't have either although I am an unwilling serf of the great Windows 10 OS. So far it hasn't screwed me bigtime, thank you Mr. Gates.
     
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    Pot meet kettle.
     
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    How do people find websites when they don't know the address?
     
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    But we will take him as a Presidential Medal of Freedom award winner! :trophy: It’s great that not all congress persons are lawyers. My congressman, Doug La Malfa is also a farmer.
     
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    You still have enough freedom to create your own social networks.

    What are you waiting for?
     
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    Devin Nunes was involved with Rudy Giuliani in the scheme that got the Trump impeached. Nobody takes Nunes seriously anymore, especially after he tried to retaliate against his critics with frivolous law suits that ended up making Nunes looking rather foolish.
     
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    As a member of Parler myself I know that as of midnight Parler will go dark due to what Amazon did. I know a lot of conservatives have put in sell orders over the weekend for the big tech companies stocks and that futures for Twitter are down over 4% so far. I wasn’t a big fan of them before but I’m going to sell whatever I have of any of them this evening from my Stash and WellsTrade accounts.
     
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    it really is great cos any time that sleaze pops his head up he soon regrets it and has to slink off in shame from another scandal. more!
     
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    that's more awesome news! keep it coming!
     
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    1. search engines - there's dozens and dozens
    2. just type a name in the browser search bar. Which is all I did.
     
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    man, 2021 just keeps getting better and better! what a difference an election makes!
     
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    I’d say what prompted it.
    You gonna pretend not to know?!?
     
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    Apparently, today's US conservatives have no limit in their ability to hurt themselves. Masochism comes to mind. Have you sold all of your stocks yet, since the stock market was going to tank with Biden confirmed as president?
     
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    See, they don't control the internet.
    Capitalism works.
     
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    I think there are laws against doing illegal activities on the internet?

    And any company or person conducting illegal activities, I assume terrorism planning is illegal still, is likely to be thwarted.
     
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    Not yet. I’m still riding the Trump wave! I want as high a Dow S&p 500, Russel 2000, and Nasdaq number as possible at the close of business on Jan. 19. Then Biden will own it. After that it will be wait and see. Since I’m over 60 now, I have to be careful what I do risk wise.
     

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