A French blogger Caroline Doudet has been fined €1,500 for writing a negative blog which was being featured highly on Google searches. In addition to the
€1,500 fine she had to pay €1,000 in court costs, totalling the bill for writing a negative review as blog post to €2,500. The blog was about a restaurant,
Il Giardino in Cap-Ferret, south-west France.
The blog told an August 2013 visit to the Italian restaurant in the Aquitaine region of France. Doudet’s review is actually a blog post, one that
would require readers to do a little digging to get past the normal review si...