STAFF NEWS & ANALYSIS
Panama Papers, the Movie: Anti-Privacy Propaganda Grinds On
By Daily Bell Staff – April 22, 2016
The Panama Papers are going to be made into a movie as Western anti-privacy propaganda grinds on.
The Panama Papers comprise 11.5 million emails hacked from the computers of Mossack Fonseca, a provider of corporations, trusts, shell companies and other legal structures that enhance privacy and anonymity.
While those whose names appear in the 11.5 million emails have come under suspicion of criminality, there is nothing criminal of itself in seeking to keep one’s financial affairs private.
People do have the right to privacy. They have a right to organize their affairs as they wish, so long as they do it in a non-criminal way.
But that’s not stopping governments from using them sensationally to give the impression that users of offshore tax havens are guilty until proven innocent.…