The Competition Commission of India orders a probe against a multinational technology company for abusing of its dominant position (Google)

COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA STRIKES ANOTHER BLOW TO GOOGLE FOR ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION* On 16th April 2019, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) ordered a probe against the multinational technology company, Google, for abusing its dominant position in clear violation of Section 4 of the (Indian) Competition Act, 2002 (‘Act’). [1] The present case was filed under Section 19(1)(a) of the Act, alleging Google LLC and Google India Private Limited, (collectively ‘Google’) of abuse of its dominant position in the mobile operating systems market. Google is leading in the operating systems’ market as majority of the users and the developers use its operating system (OS) along with varied other Google’s proprietary applications and services [Google Mobile Services (GMS)]. The CCI noted

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  • Gujarat National Law University (Gandhinagar)

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Mohit Agarwal, The Competition Commission of India orders a probe against a multinational technology company for abusing of its dominant position (Google), 16 April 2019, e-Competitions Bulletin April 2019, Art. N° 91154

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