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Panama Papers: mute aspects

With the media going bonkers over the Panama Papers, some aspects seem to be kept out of the argument. The first obvious point is that the source of the documents is still unclear, yet supposed culprits are heavily judged and mentioned with name and surname, even though the use of offshore constructions isn’t necessarily a crime. Tax evasion is illegal, but tax avoidance certainly isn’t. The discussion also seems to be guided towards another round of limitations of personal freedom and loss of privacy. In spite of the use of the American monetary system, there is no talk whatsoever about any Americans being involved. Smoking gun? Let’s have a look at this International Consortium of Investigative Journalists in the days to come.