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MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito resigns after New Yorker exposé shows he quietly worked with Epstein to secure anonymous donations

Joi Ito

  • MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito announced his resignation on Saturday in an email to MIT’s provost and president that he forwarded to The New York Times.
  • Late Friday, The New Yorker published an exposé containing emails sent between Ito and the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was a convicted sex offender and faced charges of sex trafficking of minors before committing suicide in jail in August.
  • Ito worked with other directors and staff at the MIT Media Lab to quietly receive large anonymous donations from Epstein after he was convicted of soliciting underage girls for prostitution.
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    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com