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Wed Jan 13, 2021, 10:37 PM

Revealed: walkie-talkie app Zello hosted far-right groups who stormed Capitol

Audio and chat logs show insurrectionists communicated via the app, which has avoided proactive content moderation

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“We are in the main dome right now,” said a female militia member, speaking on Zello, her voice competing with the cacophony of a clash with Capitol police. “We are rocking it. They’re throwing grenades, they’re frickin’ shooting people with paintballs, but we’re in here.”

“God bless and godspeed. Keep going,” said a male voice from a quiet environment.

“Jess, do your shit,” said another. “This is what we fucking lived up for. Everything we fucking trained for.”
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The Zello user who described breaking into the Capitol building appears to be Jessica Watkins, a 38-year-old bartender from Ohio, who admitted to participating in the insurrection. Watkins told the Ohio Capital Journal she was the leader of a local militia called the Ohio State Regular and a member of the national Oath Keepers militia.

The username of the Zello profile in question, “OhioRegularsActual – Oathkeeper”, matches Watkins’s militia affiliations, referencing the Ohio State Regulars, Oath Keepers, and her role as a militia leader through the inclusion of “Actual” in her virtual “radio callsign”.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/13/zello-app-us-capitol-attack-far-right


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Denzil_DC Jan 13 OP
soothsayer Jan 13 #1
Roland99 Jan 13 #2
lame54 Jan 13 #4
TheOther95Percent Jan 13 #3
rockfordfile Jan 14 #6
Baclava Jan 14 #5

Response to Denzil_DC (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 11:01 PM

1. Wild

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Response to Denzil_DC (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 11:04 PM

2. Good at covering their tracks they are not

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Response to Roland99 (Reply #2)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 11:30 PM

4. No need to...

They are so right in their beliefs everyone will understand when they are triumphant

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Response to Denzil_DC (Original post)

Wed Jan 13, 2021, 11:08 PM

3. All that admitting sounds like a long prison sentence is in store.

And she deserves every minute of it.

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Response to TheOther95Percent (Reply #3)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:50 AM

6. I agree

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Response to Denzil_DC (Original post)

Thu Jan 14, 2021, 12:09 AM

5. Nationwide manhunt, arrest them all, send them to Gitmo, waterboard the shit out of them

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