Thursday February 27, 2020

Privacy has been a running thread for O'Brien

Given that he has made such an issue of his own privacy, it must surely be concerning to Denis O’Brien that what is potentially one of the biggest breaches in the history of the state is being alleged at a company where he is the largest individual shareholder

8th April, 2018
Denis O’Brien: yet to comment on the INM data breach controversy Picture: Fergal Phillips

Privacy is very important to the billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien. We know this because he has fought numerous court cases or threatened legal action to protect against his own personal information becoming known to the general public.

Three examples come readily to mind (and there are more, given that O’Brien has started a lengthy list of of legal proceedings over two decades against individuals; newspaper and broadcasting companies; the Revenue Commissioners and, most...

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