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Google fined $167 million by France over search engine advertising

The authority, in its first ever sanctioning of the American giant, also ordered Google to clarify the operating rules of its Google Ads advertising platform

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France's competition authority has fined 150 million euros ($167 million) for abusing its dominant position on the market for linked to web searches, the regulator announced Friday.

The authority, in its first ever sanctioning of the American giant, also ordered to "clarify the operating rules of its Ads platform and the procedures for suspending the accounts" of certain advertisers.

First Published: Fri, December 20 2019. 15:57 IST
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