Translation: OK, outright suspending trading was a little too obvious a play folks, be more subtle next time. We're looking at how we can prevent those pesky retail investors from screwing us ever again.
What's that? We're a government agency that's paid by and is supposed to work for the people?
Ahahahah,. Don't be silly, they don't even frequent the same bars we do!
You also get the old school call for violence, why not?
NYT knew this is the sort of reaction they're going to elicit as they've been cultivating their readeship on thin sourced 'anonymous CIA spooks fed stories about Russia this, China that for years.
Pure xenophobia plain and simple. But a lot more acceptable and unlike racism rarely called out, even on here, sadly.
The article got out of its way to paint JetBrains as "obscure" (changed now, but the damage is done) - implying JB is some sort of shadowy Russian company working with the FSB to hack good ol' American companies.
Then you get idiots like this:
Look at the picture the 'newspaper of record'' NYT choose to include in their BS story accusing #JetBrains, (one of the most customer-oriented companies btw) of somehow being complicit in the #SolarWinds hack.
Yep, just casually throw the Russian flag in there because why not? The original headline even referenced JB being a Russian company, capitalizing on the fact that in the heads of many Americans, Russian == up to no good.