Dell Cameron, Gizmodo:
The researcher, who asked to be referred to by their Twitter handle, @donk_enby, began with the goal of archiving every post from January 6, the day of the Capitol riot; what she called a bevy of “very incriminating” evidence.
In a nutshell, Parler was hacked before it was taken down, all the posts, including deleted posts, were downloaded and archived. I can’t help but imagine the FBI will be interested in getting their hands on that data.
Here’s a link to an alleged description of how this all was done.