France fines Google 150 million EUR for abuse of dominance in ads market

French competition authority has fined Google €150 million ($167 million) for unfairly suspending advertisers. According to French authorities, Google abused its dominance of the market for ads displayed in search results by suspending advertisers in a random and unpredictable fashion, imposing significant losses on those sites. Google was also ordered to stop the “brutal and unjustified” suspensions of search advertisers and to clarify its rules for advertisers.