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India: Google blamed for abusing market dominance

 |  July 22, 2015

The Competition Commission of India’s investigation arm has said Google abused its market dominance in some instances. If the findings are confirmed by the fair-trade watchdog, the search giant may face regulatory battles similar to those its grappling with in Europe.

The CCI is sending the findings of its investigation arm to Google for its response before announcing a final verdict, which could involve a monetary penalty if the findings are upheld, The Economic Times reported.

“The investigations have found Google guilty in one of the cases,” a senior unnamed government official told the daily.

The commission had ordered a probe into four allegations of abuse of market dominance against Google.

Full content: The Economic Times

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