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Google slapped with INR 1.36 bln fine for abuse of dominant position in India

Friday 9 February 2018 | 09:57 CET | News
Indian antitrust watchdog The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has fined Google INR 1.36 billion (approximately USD 21.17 million) for "search bias" and abuse of its dominant position. CCI said Google abused its dominant position in online web search and online search advertising markets, Reuters reports. "Google was found to be indulging in practices of search bias and by doing so, it causes harm to its competitors as well as to users", the CCI said. Google has 60 days to pay the fine.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: CCI / Google
Countries: India
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