Increasing difficulties for Google in India, CCI imposed heavy penalty for the second time this month

In another antitrust case, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a fine of Rs 936 crore on Internet search giant Alphabet. This American tech company has been found guilty of abusing its position in the market to promote its payments app and in-app payment system.

CCI said that Google has forced app developers to use its in-app payment system. In-app digital goods a great way for developers to earn from their work sale Have to do No response has been received from Google on this decision of CCI. The CCI said in a statement that Google has been directed to cease and desist from anti-competitive practices. The statement said that Google should not prevent app developers from using any third-party billing or payment processing services to purchase in-app purchases or in-app purchases.

Last week, the CCI fined Google about Rs 1,338 crore for using anti-competitive practices related to Android. Fine Imposed. A separate investigation is also going on against the company regarding the way it conducts business in the smart TV market in the country. Google last week said the fine imposed on the company was a “huge blow” to consumers and businesses in the country. Google said that Android has given people more options and it supports thousands of successful businesses in India and around the world.

A Google spokesperson said in an emailed statement, “The CCI’s decision is a major setback for consumers and businesses in India. It will pose security risks for people who rely on Android’s security features. The cost of devices will increase. The company said it would review the decision to determine next steps. The CCI had ordered a detailed probe into the matter after receiving complaints from several people using Android-based smartphones in the country. Android is an open source mobile operating system. It is installed by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) of smartphones and tablets.

(This news has not been edited by NDTV team. It is published directly from syndicate feed.)

latest tech news, smartphone review more popular Mobile Gadgets 360 for exclusive offers on Android Download the app and visit us Google News Follow up on

related news

Leave a Comment