The Indian Competition Authority penalizes an investigated company for non-disclosure of information (Google)

CCI penalises Google for non-disclosure of information; fines it one crore rupees* Earlier in March, Google was fined one crore rupees by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for not cooperating with the Director General’s (DG’s) investigations into its operations. The DG had served seven notices directing Google to provide certain information during its investigation, which Google did not fully comply with. Background Our readers may be aware that the CCI had received complaints against Google from two organisations, Matrimony.com (runs BharatMatrimony.com) and Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS). While returning search, Google allegedly manipulated the order of relevant results to favour certain results and advertising content. Google’s services such as Google+, Google

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  • Centre for Internet and Society (Bangalore)

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Anubha Sinha, The Indian Competition Authority penalizes an investigated company for non-disclosure of information (Google), 26 March 2014, e-Competitions March 2014, Art. N° 73394

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