Digicel Chairman Denis O’Brien: accused web giants of peddling fake news and threatening the future of newspapers. Photograph: Swoan Parker/Reuters

Denis O’Brien won’t let up in his long-running pursuit of internet giants, such as Google and Facebook, to force them to share a slice of their garga(...)

Denis O’Brien appears to be taking on his mission  with an almost quasi-religious zeal. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Denis O’Brien announced last October that he wanted revenue sharing agreements with Google and Facebook or he would block their ads from Digicel(...)

Denis O’Brien:  argued that the refusal by Facebook and Google to share their revenues with telcos such as Digicel was holding back investment in developing countries. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Denis O’Brien, the founder of Digicel, accused Google of peddling “canards” and of giving “two fingers” to telco operators in the ongoing industry de(...)