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Mandela Defect - Only 0.1% Percent Of Panama Papers Were Ever Made Public!?

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posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 07:42 AM
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Last month Julian Assange claimed that only 0.1% of the Panama Papers was ever published.


Because of the amount of data, SZ asked the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) for help. Journalists from 107 media organizations in 80 countries analyzed documents detailing the operations of the law firm.[3] After more than a year of analysis, the first news stories were published on April 3, 2016, along with 150 of the documents themselves.
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Reporters sorted the documents into a huge file structure containing a folder for each shell company, which held the emails, contracts, transcripts, and scanned documents Mossack Fonseca had generated while doing business with the company or administering it on a client's behalf.[45] Some 4.8 million leaked files were emails, 3 million were database entries, 2.2 million PDFs, 1.2 million images, 320,000 text files, and 2242 files in other formats.
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Additional stories based on this data are in the works, and the full list of companies is to be released in early May 2016.[57] The ICIJ later announced the release on May 9, 2016 of a searchable database containing information on over 200,000 offshore entities implicated in the Panama Papers investigation and more than 100,000 additional companies implicated in the 2013 Offshore Leaks investigation.[58] Mossack Fonseca asked the ICIJ not to publish the leaked documents from its database."We have sent a cease and desist letter to the ICIJ facing the announcement to release on May 9, the information from our database," the company said through a statement.[59]

The sheer quantity of leaked data greatly exceeds the WikiLeaks Cablegate leak in 2010[45] (1.7 GB),[60] Offshore Leaks in 2013 (260 GB), the 2014 Lux Leaks (4 GB), and the 3.3 GB Swiss Leaks of 2015. For comparison, the 2.6 TB of the Panama Papers equals 2,600 GB.


A bit of background on the Panama Papers for any new to the story:

originally posted by: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

April 2016: The mega bombshell "Panana Papers" leaks goes public.
"The Panama Papers is one of the biggest leaks in history. Substantially larger than WikiLeaks’ 2010 release of U.S. diplomatic cables or Edward Snowden’s 2013 release of NSA files, the leak consists of 11.5m documents from the world’s fourth-largest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. At a massive 2.6 terabytes in size, the Panama Papers reveal information about 214,000 companies. ...Among those implicated in the scandal are arms traders, human traffickers, drug dealers, con artists and 143 politicians — a veritable Who’s Who of global leaders, including 12 current or former heads of state, along with their families and friends. ...King Salman of Saudi Arabia and Petro Poroshenko, president of Ukraine, both of whom are close Western allies, are directly implicated in the corruption." www.salon.com... raffickers_and_drug_dealers/
"The data provides rare insights into a world that can only exist in the shadows. It proves how a global industry led by major banks, legal firms, and asset management companies secretly manages the estates of the world’s rich and famous: from politicians, Fifa officials, fraudsters and drug smugglers, to celebrities and professional athletes." panamapapers.sueddeutsche.de... "Among national leaders with offshore wealth are Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s prime minister; Ayad Allawi, ex-interim prime minister and former vice-president of Iraq; Petro Poroshenko, president of Ukraine; Alaa Mubarak, son of Egypt’s former president; and the prime minister of Iceland, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson.
In the UK, six members of the House of Lords, three former Conservative MPs and dozens of donors to British political parties have had offshore assets." www.theguardian.com... "Jurgen Mossack’s family landed here in the 1960s. During World War II, his father had served in the Nazi Party’s Waffen-SS, according to U.S. Army intelligence files obtained by the ICIJ. Once in Panama, the elder Mossack offered to spy on communists in Cuba for the CIA." www.zerohedge.com...




www.abovetopsecret.com...

The ICIJ Database site is up and running.



So all seems well, right?

Then what gives:



Panama Papers: Denmark to pay $1.3M-plus for leaked data to probe tax evasion
Danish move may help make public interest whistleblowing more acceptable.
Tax officials in Denmark are reportedly paying an unknown source around £1 million (~$1.3M) for secret financial information on hundreds of Danish nationals.

Their names appear in the Panama Papers, leaked earlier this year, which consist of 11.5 million files from the database of Mossack Fonseca—the world's fourth biggest offshore law firm.

This is the first time, according to Danish newspaper Politiken, that Denmark has agreed to buy information on possible tax evaders in this way. Denmark also seems to be the first country to admit that it's acquiring data from a source with access to the leaked Mossack Fonseca documents. [Update: apparently Iceland made an earlier deal—see comment below.]



I'm not entirely sure what to make of all this yet, as on the surface it looks like the public was given the goods. But if that's true then how do we have Iceland & Denmark shelling out ransom money to get data from the shell game leak set?

More importantly, who are these 'black market forces', and how do they have data that the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) does not?

edit on 17-10-2016 by IgnoranceIsntBlisss because: (no reason given)




posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 07:51 AM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

The answer to why so little was released to the public, is found in the old adage follow the money, who is funding the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

ICIJ

Recent ICIJ funders include: Adessium Foundation, Open Society Foundations, The Sigrid Rausing Trust, the Fritt Ord Foundation, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Ford Foundation, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Pew Charitable Trusts and Waterloo Foundation.



posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 08:00 AM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

I'd like to see them And 2.6 Tb is not massive anymore. My housemate's main HD is 3. I am sure he has externals of close to that space.
edit on 17-10-2016 by reldra because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 08:02 AM
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a reply to: CatandtheHatchet
This whole thing again. Nobody will listen to you.

These papers were sifted through by the very same people who censor our news and push banker/oil/big corp agendas down our throats. Just because they are part of an 'independent' body ... that means nothing.

The whole Panama Papers thing was deflection and damage limitation. But the good old people of ATS will tell you different... I shouldn't have clicked on here.



posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 08:12 AM
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originally posted by: and14263
a reply to: CatandtheHatchet
This whole thing again. Nobody will listen to you.

These papers were sifted through by the very same people who censor our news and push banker/oil/big corp agendas down our throats. Just because they are part of an 'independent' body ... that means nothing.

The whole Panama Papers thing was deflection and damage limitation. But the good old people of ATS will tell you different... I shouldn't have clicked on here.

I remember. Designed to bury the internet with slag. Conveniently reborn here, now, too.



posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 08:18 AM
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a reply to: and14263

Another old adage, better in this case to tell individuals to go fish, rather than giving them a fish.

When people conspire, those on the outside of the conspiracy are never going to get all the answers, what's done in the dark is by its purpose hard to see.

So like all good magicians, individuals should roll up their sleeves and go fishing.

The MSM sing (scream?) the narrative, if you don't like the siren's song go deep sea fishing, people could try the anglerfish method.




posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 08:22 AM
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a reply to: reldra

2TB of PDF text book files is roughly 100,000 books (this includes the kinds loaded with images and such).



posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 08:37 AM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

This was a leak from just one institution (not the biggest) Mossack Fonseca, there are many more.

You don't need much to set up a Offshore Company


edit on 17-10-2016 by CatandtheHatchet because: too much fish



posted on Oct, 17 2016 @ 10:11 AM
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a reply to: IgnoranceIsntBlisss

So, its ok to buy criminally obtained material (Panama papers), but reading leaked material on public domain (wikileaks) is not ok (according to CNN)...?



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