Google fined Rs 1338 cr after probe by three Indians – two among them Kashmiri brothers
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has fined tech giant Google Rs 1,338 crore for abusing its dominant position in multiple markets
The first fine was for around Rs 136 crore on Google in 2018 for abusing its dominant position in online search and web advertising.
The latest and third fine was for around Rs 936 crore, imposed on 25 October, for abuse of dominance in the app store market.
The decision was a result of information submitted to the CCI in August 2018 by Umar Javeed and Sukarma Thapar
According to Sukarma, under the Indian competition law, individuals do not lodge complaints or cases with the CCI but only submit “information”.
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