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Submission + - Indexing software used to sift through massive offshore financials data dump. (itnews.com.au)

Bismillah writes: The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists http://www.icij.org/ used indexing software employed by law enforcement, regulators and tax authorities to go through the 260 GB unstructured data dump with information on trusts and shell companies set up off shore by the mega rich and powerful to avoid tax http://www.itnews.com.au/News/338723,aussie-software-ferrets-out-hidden-money.aspx .

Apparently, a regular desktop could index that 260GB in six to seven hours.

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