New York Times Faceplants In 1 Day Over ‘Conspiracy Theory’

Konnech founder and CEO at the center of ‘conspiracy theory’ arrested by Los Angeles County District Attorney

At a glance

  • The New York Times published a story on Monday criticizing a “conspiracy theory” about an election software company with ties to Beijing that had allegedly been perpetrated by “far-right election deniers.”
  • The next day, the founder and CEO at the center of the “conspiracy theory,” Eugene Yu, was arrested by the Los Angeles County District Attorney.
  • Yu was arrested for allegedly granting the Communist Chinese government access to the personal data of approximately two million U.S. poll workers.

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