Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- The French Competition Authority fined the American company Google 592m euros for violating "rights adjacent to the rights of the owner of the work".
A Google spokesman said in a statement that they were "very disappointed" with the decision.
The spokesman told the French News Agency that they acted in good faith in the negotiations with officials of the French Competition Board.
Isabelle de Silva, president of the Competition Authority, said in a statement that Google is not going to be able to do that. Neighboring copyright rights said they were fined 500m euros for failing to comply with rules of obligation to negotiate in good faith with publisher editors and for not paying publishers for using their content.