The Daily Populous

Monday January 11st, 2021 night edition

image for Parler's CEO John Matze responded angrily after Jack Dorsey endorsed Apple's removal of the social network favored by conservatives

Twitter's Jack Dorsey posted a heart emoji above a screenshot of the App Store's top download chart, where Parler had been before the ban.

"Yeah, we were number one until the fake news rage mob at Twitter and your anti-competitive friends went after us," Parler's John Matze said.

The chief executives of Parler and Twitter were at odds with each other on Saturday, as each posted on their own network about Apple's ban of Parler.

After Apple banned Parler for failing to remove content promoting violence, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey posted a picture of the Top Charts on the App Store.

On Parler, CEO John Matze responded by posting a screenshot of Dorsey's tweet and adding his own comment.

"Yeah, we were number one until the fake news rage mob at Twitter and your anti-competitive friends went after us," Matze wrote.

Matze said on Saturday the tech firms were working together to shut down Parler. »

Feds looking at declaring Proud Boys a terrorist organization in wake of U.S. rioting

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In an interview on CTV’s Question Period, Blair said Canadian national security officials are actively gathering intelligence about groups such as the Proud Boys on an ongoing basis.

“We're very mindful of ideologically-motivated violent extremists, including groups like the Proud Boys.

Singh was quick to call on the feds to declare the Proud Boys -- a far-right organization founded by a Canadian -- a terrorist organization. »

Parler CEO Says Service Dropped By “Every Vendor” And Could End His Business

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Parler CEO John Matze said today that his social media company has been dropped by virtually all of its business alliances after Amazon, Apple and Google ended their agreements with the social media service.

Matze conceded that the bans could put the company out of business while raising free speech issues, calling it “an assault on everybody.”.

The remarks come a day after Amazon dropped Parler from its servers, joining Apple and Google. »

Forbes editor issues warning to companies intending to hire Trump press secretaries: 'We'll assume everything you talk about is a lie'

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As part of that reckoning, Lane believes there will be "repercussions" for those who have lied on behalf of Trump.

In the wake of Wednesday's attempted coup, Forbes has issued a warning to companies hoping to hire former officials from President Donald Trump's administration.

"Forbes will assume that everything your company or firm talks about is a lie," the magazine's editor Randall Lane wrote. »

Grave of Antoine-Augustin Parmentier

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If an admirer has stopped by recently, there may even be a tuber resting atop the tombstone.

You have found the final resting place of Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, history’s greatest potato promoter.

He received the Legion of Honor from Napoleon, and judging from the potatoes left on his grave, remains fondly remembered. »