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Mon May 17, 2021, 11:26 PM

Chinese businessman with links to Steve Bannon is driving force for a sprawling disinformation netwo

network, researchers say

A sprawling online network tied to Chinese businessman Guo Wengui has become a potent platform for disinformation in the United States, attacking the safety of coronavirus vaccines, promoting false election-fraud claims and spreading baseless QAnon conspiracies, according to research published Monday by the network analysis company Graphika.

The report, provided in advance to The Washington Post, details a network that Graphika says amplifies the views of Guo, a Chinese real estate developer whose association with former Trump White House adviser Stephen K. Bannon became a focus of news coverage last year after Bannon was arrested aboard Guo’s yacht on federal fraud charges.

Graphika said the network includes media websites such as GTV, for which Guo last year publicly said he was raising funds, along with thousands of social media accounts that Graphika said amplify content in a coordinated fashion. The network also includes more than a dozen local-action groups over which Guo has publicly claimed an oversight role, Graphika found.

Graphika’s research sheds more light on Guo, a onetime billionaire real estate developer who, in addition to his relationship with Bannon, has drawn attention for the confusing mix of disinformation and invective he has broadcast since moving to the United States, including contradictory attacks on both the Chinese Communist Party and anti-CCP dissidents in the West.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/05/17/guo-wengui-disinformation-steve-bannon/

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Mon May 17, 2021, 11:38 PM

1. K & R for exposure.

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Mon May 17, 2021, 11:41 PM

2. Dang, these are some shady MoFos.

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Tue May 18, 2021, 12:14 AM

3. K&R

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Tue May 18, 2021, 01:48 AM

4. He needs to be taken down

Hope the FBI. IS watching him.

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