Covid-19, a Twitter ban and a looming Irish lawsuit by a former US journalist
The author, former New York Times journalist and Covid-19 vaccine sceptic Alex Berenson is taking steps to sue Twitter in Ireland for alleged defamation. He was kicked off the platform last year for violating Twitter's Covid-19 misleading information policy.
Mark Little: “In a moment of dislocation, we had an advantage that many start-ups don’t have – we had the scars”
Having raised another €1.6m for his second start-up Kinzen, Mark Little talks about combining machine and human brainpower to tackle online misinformation, becoming a leader at Twitter and his thoughts on public service journalism.
How Twitter’s €1bn Irish subsidiary flipped a €6m tax bill into a €23m tax credit
Twitter is the latest multinational to reveal a multi-billion intellectual property onshoring in Ireland, suppressing its tax liability here in the process. The company and its rival Facebook are also bracing for the first significant data protection fines under GDPR.
An alleged “smear campaign” and stock price slump: Why a German tycoon is tackling Twitter in Dublin
The German entrepreneur Christian Angermayer wears many hats. He is an investor, film enthusiast, and psychedelics proselytiser with business links to controversial Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel. So why is he and the tech firm Northern Data suing Twitter?
From Menlo Park to Cayman: How Facebook’s Irish billions caught the eye of the US taxman
Mapping Multinationals series: A US Tax Court has turned the spotlight on the Irish corporate structure developed by Facebook over the past decade. We reveal how the multinational and its competitor Twitter have been re-assessing how to channel profits and intellectual property through Ireland.