France – Google Fined 1.1 Million Euros For Deceptive Resort Rankings
France – Google fined 1.1 million Euros for deceptive lodge rankings
Google Eire and Google France have agreed to pay a 1.1 million euros ($1.34 million) superb after a probe discovered that Google’s lodge rankings might be deceptive for shoppers, France’s finance ministry and fraud watchdog stated on Monday. The ministry and watchdog additionally stated in an announcement that Google has amended its lodge rankings practices since September 2019.
After receiving complaints from hoteliers about Google’s rankings, the French governments fraud and competitors company launched an investigation in 2019 and 2020. It stated it was to watch the character and equity of the knowledge offered by the platform throughout 7,500 institutions.
Google stated that it has now made the mandatory modifications to solely mirror the official French star score for inns on Google Maps and Search.