Konnech CEO Eugene Yu's connection to China's National People's Congress & Chinese Telecom Giants

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Posted in Konnech
on April 17, 2023

The CEO of US election software company Konnech, Eugene Yu, has been arrested on suspicion of storing US election data on Chinese servers. Yu’s company has been the subject of a conspiracy theory claiming the company had links to the Chinese Communist Party, with detractors claiming that the Chinese government had been granted backdoor access to personal data. A Chinese subsidiary was established by Yu in 2005, while the company also registered Chinese websites, including one used by election software company Jinhua Hongzheng Technology, which is partnered with major Chinese firms and provides software to the country’s National People’s Congress. The FBI had been warned by TrueTheVote and OPSEC that Konnech was a national security risk.

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