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Pirate Party could take control of Iceland following Panama leak

Update: The Icelandic Prime Minister, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, has now officially announced his resignation. His deputy will continue on his stead until a new leader can be chosen. The Panama Papers leak which has painted targets on the backs of many of the world’s leading politicians with suggestions of corruption and …

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Panama money laundering leak totalled 2.6 terabytes of data

In what is being hailed by many as the biggest leak of confidential, incriminating data in the history of whistleblowing, more than 2.6 terabytes of data were handed over to journalists as part of the Panama Papers release. Pointing the finger of corruption at everyone from Vladimir Putin to the …

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Ross Ulbricht appeal kicks off with attack on corrupt feds

Convicted Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht has served a year of his double-life sentence without parole, but is now getting the chance to appeal his original conviction. The first step on that road is a big one too, as his legal team submitted a 140+ page document requesting the original trial …

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Silk Road investigating officer pleads guilty to Bitcoin theft

One of the two agents accused of siphoning off Bitcoins during the investigation of the Silk Road dark-net marketplace, has pleaded guilty. Ex-Secret Service agent Shaun Bridges, 33, appeared in federal court and admitted to money laundering and obstruction of justice, having secretly moved over $800,000 worth of the digital …

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