Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Wait, the NY Times published a long sympathetic story about this executive the day before the Los Angeles District Attorney charged him?

Published yesterday by the NY Times, this was the headline:

How a Tiny Elections Company Became a Conspiracy Theory Target

Election deniers catapulted a Michigan firm with just 21 U.S. employees to the center of unfounded voter fraud claims, exposing it to vicious threats.

And here was one paragraph:

[The company] said none of the accusations were true. It said that all the data for its American customers were stored on servers in the United States and that it had no ties to the Chinese government.

The LA Times today on the company's CEO (who was discussed in detail in the NY Times article):

Los Angeles County prosecutors have accused the CEO of a small Michigan software company of compromising the personal information of hundreds of county elections employees.

[The CEO] was arrested early Tuesday just outside of Lansing, Mich., after prosecutors alleged he improperly stored the information on servers in China