Forum Scrutinized By FBI Scrubs Thousands Of Posts

Mother Jones reports:

In the days ahead of the January 6 Capitol riot, there were warnings, but no guarantee that the day would turn violent. But users of, a major online pro-Trump forum, were preparing for a fight, posting maps of the Capitol and swapping messages about being ready to die.

In the wake of the carnage, law enforcement identified as a key planning platform for the insurrectionists.

And on Inauguration Day, the forum established a new domain, rebranding as Alongside that transition, thousands of posts from lead up to the riot have disappeared from the site as though they were never there.

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