How researchers are identifying suspects in the U.S. Capitol siege

11 jan 2021
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Some of the rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol last week wore gear that makes it difficult to identify them, but investigators have zeroed in on a number of clues. John Scott-Railton, a senior researcher at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto's Munk School, joins CBSN to discuss the techniques that helped ID suspects who are now facing charges.
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  • In China you get run over by tanks

    Him WeHim We2 dögum síðan
  • Shouldn't be that difficult to identify them since there were not that many of them and very few of thoee few actually committed serious crimes. Bigger question is how to identify the tens of thousands of far left extremists terror groups Antifa and BLM thugs who rioted, attacked police, looted, burned, murdered, injured, and destroyed billions of dollars of businesses and government property. All that while the Demoncrat intolerant hate filled hammer and sickle party stood by, cheered the thugs on, and bailed them out so they could get back on the streets of those DEMONcrat run in the ground sewage cesspool cities of crime, drugs, and massive illiteracy. All that crap was supported and financed by Big Tech crooks and the fraudulent lying hypocrites of fake news.

    Steve KelleySteve Kelley4 dögum síðan
  • Repair the past Biden, and Kamala! Barak coudnt do it because he had a republican senate. Nows the time embrace it! thats why they losing their mind.

    Rachel WilliamsRachel Williams4 dögum síðan
  • I believe that if they were mostly black storming in tbe capital like that the whole mod would have been eliminated smh and had the army national guard on deck smh

    Darren VegaDarren Vega12 dögum síðan
  • Why are you all republicans you all wsnt to haight coler peaple

    Kelly KellerKelly Keller21 degi síðan síðan
  • Aways be ready for the fight of your life

    Kelly KellerKelly Keller21 degi síðan síðan
  • Bag ties had mike pennce,s name on them

    Kelly KellerKelly Keller21 degi síðan síðan
  • Can you still get pink slip after u aready quit

    Kelly KellerKelly Keller21 degi síðan síðan
  • All there were on federal property judges murst prosecut'e their skin color makes no difference

    Nile RiverNile River21 degi síðan síðan
  • Their benefits from the va should b cut

    Nile RiverNile River21 degi síðan síðan
  • The FBI appears to be doing an excellent job.

    Angael Tartar RoseAngael Tartar Rose23 dögum síðan
  • Some of the mob smeared feces on the walls

    Angela AlburyAngela Albury23 dögum síðan
  • Sad

    Zeek KnightZeek Knight24 dögum síðan
  • PHOTOS ARE PROOF OF DC POLICE TAKING HUGE DISPROPORTIONAL EFFORTS TO GET THESE RIOTERS PUT IN SOCIAL DANGERS BY THE PUBLIC AND LOSING JOBS! IT'S A RACIST PERSECUTION-THE PATTERNS PROVE HATE CRIMES AGAINST THESE WHITES! THE OBVIOUS OVERZEALOUS ATTENTION TO THIS ONE RIOT IS GLARING! IS VP KAMALA HARRIS GOING TO POST THEIR BAIL LIKE SHE DID FOR BLM? Look it up-disgusting! Why are QANON and WHITES overwhelmingly being hunted mercillessly in this ONE PARTICULAR RIOT (a pattern law experts) , while America was terrorized by 6 months of this summers Antifa and BLM riots, and these rioters were coddled(a pattern law experts)!! Any pictures of them all? FBI got all 56 offices searching for them? Why not? Is it political Chris Wray? NEWS FLASH! Just last night 1-23-21, riots by Antifa and BLM were happening in Seattle and Portland-STILL!! IS HUNT ON FOR THEM MSM AND FBI! IS THIS A DOUBLE STANDARD? ARE WHITES BEING HUNTED, PERP WALKED AND PHOTOS PROMINANTLY DISPLAYED FOR VIOLENT RETRIBUTION IN PUBLIC SIGHTINGS? (a pattern law experts) Posted 12-24-21pm pt Censored by this news @ Watch "BLM RIOTS-SANTA MONICA- MAY 2020" on ISpast. (MUST GO 1:01min and see the BLM STATEMENT put out in the LA Times that said "we are targeting white businesses" NO ARREST OF BLM FOUNDER BY FBI FOR INCITEMENT!! Why no arrests by Chris Wray-FBI Dir. WHY IS THAT MR WRAY? ispast.info/losk/v-deo/dp6Qom-lyaHKl4o.html Arrested George Floyd protesters most often charged with misdemeanors, data shows - Washington Post www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/investigations/george-floyd-protesters-arrests/ 1-25-21 Watch "Santa Monica Business Owners On Riots, BLM Leader Calling For Targeting "Places Of White Affluence"" on ISpast ispast.info/losk/v-deo/aHhjZ6C1tI7Sq42o.htmlb Watch "F.B.I. Grooming Tactics For Domestic Terror - White Male Diagnosed With Schizophrenia" on ISpast ispast.info/losk/v-deo/Z5ydk3i9z3-Qb6A.html RIOTER SENTENCED-ALREADY!!!! OAKLAND BOMBER SENTENCED : OAKLAND (CBS SF) - A 23-year-old Oakland man, who admitted to bringing an explosive device to a protest over the death of Nia Wilson that injured 10 police officers, has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison. FULL STORY: sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2019/07/19/oakland-nia-wilson-protest-bomber-sentenced-to-federal-prison/ A HIGHLY RELEVANT STORY ABOUT BART TRANSIT. HIDING VIOLENT BLACK CRIMINALS ACTS FROM MSM! (@ 2: mins) Watch "Colin Flaherty: BART Again - Virtue Signaler - Back to Reality of Crime and Violence" on ISpast ispast.info/losk/v-deo/hKicZ4DOwGKlr46N.html Watch "Colin Flaherty- Mass Shootings" on ISpast ispast.info/losk/v-deo/ZKJ9ipqqzZzYfYI.html BOYCOTTING TACTICS OF THE LEFT: canadafreepress.com/article/our-best-defense-is-a-strong-offense MSM IS IN FOR A LOT OF DEFAMATION LAWSUITS SHORTLY!! THEY ARE FALLING ALL OVER EACH OTHER TO SATIATE THEIR LEFTIST LIB VIEWERS APPETITE FOR WHITE PEOPLE THEY LOATHE BEING PERP WALKED ENDLESSLY ON TV. THE NEWS ANCHORS SPEW HEAVILY BIASED RIDICULE AND UTILIZE PURPOSELY UNFLATTERING VIDEO AND MUGSHOTS AS PROPS TO DEFAME THE WHITE CAPITOL RIOTERS!! SOME RIOTERS WILL BE FOUND GUILTY, AND SOME NOT. NONE HAVE HAD A TRIAL YET, AND MSM KNOWS THAT! BIDEN DEMS AND MSM ARE PRACTICING EXTREMELY DANGEROUS OUTINGS WITH TRIAL BY VIDEO AND INFLAMMATORY ONE-SIDED NARRATIVE, VERY OBVIOUSLY SHOWING A "PATTERN"!! Watch "Lehigh Valley Teacher Suspended for Being in DC During Capitol Riot | NBC10 Philadelphia" on ISpast ispast.info/losk/v-deo/hWSJp4-vyWalnHo.html Watch "Fort Pierce man: 'I just thought I was doing something patriotic'" on ISpast ispast.info/losk/v-deo/qYmwdYCqypzFd2k.html

    the dude nathe dude na24 dögum síðan
  • This was a planned BLM Antifa event and was told to Nancy Pelosi and Schumer on the 5th - it was a setup for Trump supporters beckoned in and escorted by White House police! There is no excuse for this and none for the violence of any kind.

    Marilyn AdersonMarilyn Aderson25 dögum síðan
  • Three categories ppl. 3....

    Anthony DavenportAnthony Davenport26 dögum síðan
  • Has anyone seen the media guy at the time that Nancy Pelosi signed the 2nd,impeachment, that slowly made the WP 👌 sign? I how FBI have that!

    Maria OwensMaria Owens26 dögum síðan
  • This guys voice is beautiful! He would be too without that ridiculous stubble!

    Grammar SeraphGrammar Seraph27 dögum síðan
  • The police need firepower lots of it and the willingness to use them!

    Rosie AcostaRosie Acosta28 dögum síðan
  • Put them all in jail, take away their retirements and benefits. Make a law against exmilitary joining in riots tougher.

    Clara DeLucaClara DeLuca28 dögum síðan
  • Any Veterans in the Siege should lose all their benefits or pensions and any salaries that are paid by the American Taxpayer...... They are Traitors!!!!

    mykoe500mykoe50029 dögum síðan
  • A cocked & loaded rhetorical gun⚠️ HE'S RIGHT ‼️look at kookooGreene

    Rose JettRose JettMánuði síðan
  • Wow they got to go home!

    Rose JettRose JettMánuði síðan
  • These fools had pictures out to their proud pals..before our military showed up.. OBVIOUSLY INSIDE JOB

    Rose JettRose JettMánuði síðan
  • Why don't we hear about ALL that died at the capital❓WHAT ARE YOU HIDING⁉️

    Rose JettRose JettMánuði síðan
  • I really think whiteys afraid to become extinct. KEEP IT UP⚠️

    Rose JettRose JettMánuði síðan
  • They get to act stupid till they're caught, then they get the ol stop on the hand. The old "go to your room and think long and hard about what you did. !WTF

    Rose JettRose JettMánuði síðan
  • Fools making America hate again

    Rose JettRose JettMánuði síðan
  • Not really they had cell phones.

    Marlon BeckettMarlon BeckettMánuði síðan
  • Are you pointing your fingers at Trump.???? Wrong again. Trump called for peacefull demonstration. Dem love blaming Trump. Not this time. Soros drops thousands on the democratic party, part of the Illumanadi. Democrats.

    Edith GloverEdith GloverMánuði síðan
  • Watch the ones bragging about it.

    Edith GloverEdith GloverMánuði síðan
  • Who hired them? Don't tell me Trump had anything to do with this. Trump hates violent.

    Edith GloverEdith GloverMánuði síðan
  • Very good informational interview. Really scary Handmaid's Tale!

    SueSueMánuði síðan
  • ITS ALL YALL FAULT FBI ,POLICE , YOU LET THEM WALK IN THEN WALK OUT SO YOU GET WHAT YOU GET, THEY ALSO HAD A CHANCE TO STOP HITLER ,BUT WHITE SUPREMACY SAYS AH LEAVE THEM ALONE THERE HARMLESS.

    Labronn ConnerLabronn ConnerMánuði síðan
  • It was not an insurrection you are liers.it was done by the radical left.some trump supporters got rap up in it.it does not matter the truth is already out soon all people will know.

    Brian JohnsonBrian JohnsonMánuði síðan
  • If only they did so much research to identify the blm rioters who attacked 1000s of people nearly beating them to death and the 36 people they actually killed ?

    Soldier BlueSoldier BlueMánuði síðan
  • Guess they regret being anti-mask now. Even Russian troops had the sense to remove all their patches when they moved into Crimea.

    TheiaTheiaMánuði síðan
  • That event proved to the world that we're not all that protected..."see" we were shown just how defenseless we are. They called US's bluff and sadly they'll walk away unscathed. You can put your foot on George's neck and watch him die with your hands in your pocket IN BROAD DAYLIGHT!! You can climb walls IN BROAD DAYLIGHT!! Let that group had been a black group of people, you would've had several bullets in each one!! This is not a land of the free and we aren't brave. That foolishness at the Capitol proved it.

    natural beautynatural beautyMánuði síðan
  • People, give them a federal vacation to guantamamo, Cuba. They can live with the original people of guantamamo, the taliban.

    Desmond BurnettDesmond BurnettMánuði síðan
  • Because ........ they didn't graduate High School - that's why they're super-DUMB (?)

    T WT WMánuði síðan
  • We could totally use this technology to identify all of the antifa riotors as well. 😁

    Christopher SautterChristopher SautterMánuði síðan
  • They need to catch the people who made the pipe bombs and put them in Congress. Those people are the real Domestic Terrorists! They could of killed hundreds of people! They are dangerous.

    Lisa DallasLisa DallasMánuði síðan
  • Yeah people who were wearing their work ID Badge and people who exposed their whole face not wearing masks. I really believe that they believed they were not doing anything wrong. Because all last year in 2020 we watched BLM protest turn into riots and they looted stores and burned down BUSINESSES. And they were not ARRESTED. So these people probably thought that they would not be arrested. THEY DIDN'T KNOW THAT THERE WAS A DOUBLE STANDARD.

    Lisa DallasLisa DallasMánuði síðan
  • They shouldn't be hard to identify, none of them, were hiding faces, or even trying to hide, they didn't even have a dust mask or ?

    elioteliotMánuði síðan
  • uhhi JUST SAYIN!! but just watched an MSN report that said his ex wife told the FBI of his being at the capitol.

    Ned StudiosNed StudiosMánuði síðan
  • I still can't grasp how serious this was, because I mostly avoid political news. When they mentioned "zip ties", I realized how worst it would've been.

    ruzzell907ruzzell907Mánuði síðan
  • It’s sad that this is what you have to deal with in the military presently. Some of these people was in charge of troops and significant leadership roles. You know that didn’t up hold there oath of Office

    dd214fishingdd214fishingMánuði síðan
  • We are in a war zone

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • That’s how the the navy seals killed bin ladin

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • Have u ever seen a ranger line? They run up and spread out as a fire team right ,left front and back it’s called a zone of fire

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • This cannot ever happen ever again

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • I’m so damn sad

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • God bless the media workers

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • I’ll take up the Celtic sword s of my country

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • They r traitors to my country

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • I gave a outh to my country as a marine to protect my country from all those that will come against my country my flag my counrty those that took place in the riots at the capital dishonor their outh

    Jamie AdamsJamie AdamsMánuði síðan
  • What happened in the capitol was awful, very sad, and unfortunate, but do you really think that if this sort of thing happen around the world it could not happen here? you know what, keep sleeping on it, and by the way, this is a problem that started the day that Trump was elected president back in 2016. The roots of this problem goes deeper than what happened in the capitol.

    Paulus DecimusPaulus DecimusMánuði síðan
  • They are all moving to Florida, like coachroaches caught in the corner.

    cwill2000cwill2000Mánuði síðan
  • It’s not just that they believed and acted on lies, it’s that they somehow identified with certain rhetoric before being told the Election was ridged, to the point that by the election they were beyond reason. It’s very cultish. Sometimes when people want to hear nonsense like the Birther stuff they can be totally played and manipulated off the garbage they want to hear.

    Spits FlamezSpits FlamezMánuði síðan
  • Those rioters were victims too, the real murderers are trump, Fox News and all fake news makers.

    P. H. LiuP. H. LiuMánuði síðan
  • Oath was against foreign and domestic. You can't be that stupid but it seems u R.

    Travis SealsTravis SealsMánuði síðan
  • White Supremist not.Bidens cohorts on payroll instigated this

    Jay DavisJay DavisMánuði síðan
  • Obvious questions followed by obvious answers with a lot of editorial comments mixed in.

    Simple ThingsSimple ThingsMánuði síðan
  • Why wasn't anyone identifying the terrorist that attacked our police and burned and looted our cities.the double standard takes away your credibility.no matter what.

    Jay DavisJay DavisMánuði síðan
  • The mindless dress psychologically smile because yew coincidentally flower past a impossible pizza. ugly, intelligent trick

    utopia toddersonutopia toddersonMánuði síðan
  • Why aren’t people being identified and arrested for burning and looting entire city’s?

    H JorganH JorganMánuði síðan
  • The important thing is that it is an action we shouldn't condone against the office of Presidency of the USA

    Ed KrasovicEd KrasovicMánuði síðan
  • I think it's wonderful that military and cop's would not just sheep it. I would say that was not the time and place and I don't condone there actions

    Gary WalterGary WalterMánuði síðan
  • Who gives a crap

    Gary WalterGary WalterMánuði síðan
  • It's not that hard just look at social media their on it bragging about it.🧠💀

    John LongwithJohn LongwithMánuði síðan
  • *For the last 20 years Alt-Right, neo-nazis, and white supremacist organizations have ordered their cadre to join the USA Army to get military training. That is why a lot of veterans were among the terrorists who participated in the attack on the Capitol.*

    Ralph SmithRalph SmithMánuði síðan
  • When the majority takes it back from the minority.

    SunshineSunshineMánuði síðan
  • One word ‘Trump’

    jean myersjean myersMánuði síðan
  • Thank you CBS news .. now someone says, Domestic Terrorists...

    Wilhelm MaximusWilhelm MaximusMánuði síðan
  • I hope they all fry.

    lisa longcrowlisa longcrowMánuði síðan
  • Why were a lot of people there NOT hiding their faces? It’s not because they are stupid. It is because a lot of them simply did not think they were doing something wrong. There were people there who were there to do wrong and knew it, and there were nut jobs, yes. However, there were a lot of people who were totally convinced that they were in the right. Let that soak in. A huge portion of that crowd were not bad people. They were doing what they saw as legitimate and even honorable. Just like you might if you felt like you were called upon by history to “save your country,” from being taken over by a dictator. So why did they feel that way? Why did they buy into the lies they were told by politicians? Until people on the left begin to look at how the partisan nature of public discourse and news media alienates their opponents from the facts that they are trying to convey, which would give their opponents an alternative source of information to question the narrative put forward by people like Trump, what happened at the Capitol is going to remain a mystery to them. Until people begin to examine their own role in causing the divide, we can probably expect further unrest. I feel like a lone voice in the storm here. Nobody ever likes listening to the person saying look at yourself, you are partly to blame. The biases of news media have become so blatant, and objectivity so compromised, that most news networks are just a photonegative of Fox. That compromised integrity means that the people who most need an alternative source of factual information (not commentary) are not able to trust anything the majority of news outlets present. We are depriving them of something important. We are depriving our democracy of something vital. Thanks, if you read this far! All the best.

    Keto•ticKeto•ticMánuði síðan
  • Polling stations and ballot processing centers need to have the same video coverage and indightments.

    Ready TempReady TempMánuði síðan
  • Fake news still on the prowl not willing to admit there was any voter fraud. That’s true if you’re lying or turning a blind eye not willing to look at the evidence of video footage or thousands of affidavits filed.

    Smiley SlickSmiley SlickMánuði síðan
  • Give me a break!!!! Can you act anymore like a drama queen?!!! How is it scary to see someone dressed in camouflage?

    Smiley SlickSmiley SlickMánuði síðan
  • Never will watch cbs news ever again.

    Barry WilliamBarry WilliamMánuði síðan
  • Are the researchers also going to identify the BLM rioters who created havoc in Portland? Or is this once again just a one sided story?

    abelspringbokabelspringbokMánuði síðan
  • The real ID on your driver's license that they made the entire country get with facial recognition is how they're catching these people just like matching fingerprints Don't know if that's true but just think about it.

    Sean RathbunSean RathbunMánuði síðan
  • You people are so blind , one sided, and everything you have accused the right of. It has been shown and shared all over the internet, that BLM and Antifa LED the charge into the building. Why tell me this is there SO much rage against this ‘federal building ‘ while no one blinked as they repeatedly attacked the federal buildings in Portland all summer long. What hypocrites. What a joke you are. What a surprise you have coming. What do you think about the uprising and declaration of,” we don’t want Biden, we want revenge.”

    cheryl millercheryl millerMánuði síðan
  • All this guy has to do is watch all the Antifa people who destroyed cities all through 2020..... They were the ones who did the White Obvious. Very clear footage online of Antifa members getting dropped off in DC. AMERICAN PEOPLE AREN'T THIS STUPID.

    M GM GMánuði síðan
  • Y'all had video of Antifa destroying cities & killing people all through 2020. Where is the FBI investigating them? Why aren't these people in trouble. This is just ridiculous. PEOPLE REALLY NEED GET WITH IT

    M GM GMánuði síðan
  • Some people ruined their lives for an ordinary man.

    O. O.O. O.Mánuði síðan
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    Hermy DantHermy DantMánuði síðan
  • And they’ll be on the radar for the rest of their lives so mission accomplished lol idiots!

    Elizabeth keenanElizabeth keenanMánuði síðan
  • 😢

    Maria MendozaMaria MendozaMánuði síðan
  • I think the military members that get caught here were caught by the illusion of “ saving the country” based on the propaganda promoted by Trump.

    Maria MendozaMaria MendozaMánuði síðan
  • Good luck with your coddling Antifa. Let's see how the dual standard works out for ya.

    Cred ableCred ableMánuði síðan
  • this is what happens when u cant think for urself sumthin like SHEEP. MAX SENTENCE FOR ALL.

    St griffSt griffMánuði síðan
  • Have you identified a single Rioter in Portland OR Seattle? Have you identified a single individual, that ran ballots through the Dominion processing machine three or four times? Have you identified, the laws of the states used to circumnavigate the Constitution creating an illegitimate election? No? I wouldn't expect the Communist media to do any of that. But how quickly you were to join the Chinese Communist party and Implement their shaming tactics of American citizens. Shame on you. You're pathetic.

    Salty TechSalty TechMánuði síðan
  • Three media sociopaths trying to disentangle the sort of political violence that those in the media have been gladly supporting for the last four years. Brilliant!

    ChrisColtBJJChrisColtBJJMánuði síðan
  • Really conflicted about the use of "gentleman" in this context 🤔

    Melissa LockeMelissa LockeMánuði síðan
  • Invade the Capitol, go to federal prison.

    MY LITTLE PITBULLMY LITTLE PITBULLMánuði síðan
  • Just like the girl who crawled through the door and got shot and killed nobody else tried to come through that door after that officer shot her so I think if they would have just started shooting at the first place not too many people would have bothered trying to come in their life is more important than getting in that building Sorry if you feel any different you cant change an election by storming a building because china already paid Biden to win a billion he says on 700 wlw am radio

    Brandon PaustBrandon PaustMánuði síðan
  • So next time they show up don't hold back just start shooting like you should have this time you're breaking into a federal government building you are signing your death wish

    Brandon PaustBrandon PaustMánuði síðan
  • Its a seige when trump supporters do it but its democracy when climate activist do it or more protesting and 1st ammendment when feminist do it. The media should burn.

    Dave TemplinDave TemplinMánuði síðan
  • Have all the rioters in multi States this summer been arrested. Why difference in enforcement. Law abiding citizens were terrorized in there neighborhoods and told it's mostly peaceful as the looting . Theft arson. Damage to private and public property was allowed.. why.....

    L CramerL CramerMánuði síðan
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