The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has again imposed a fine to stop the arbitrariness of the search engine Google. Google has been fined Rs 936.44 crore by the Competition Commission of India for abusing its dominant position in Play Store policies. This is the second time in the month of October when such action has been taken on Google.
Earlier, a fine of about Rs 1338 crore was imposed by the CCI. In this way, Google has been fined close to Rs 2300 crore so far in the month.
1338 crore fineRecently, the Competition Commission of India imposed a fine of Rs 1337.76 crore on Google. The action was taken to abuse its strong market position in the Android mobile device segment. In addition, the CCI had directed the leading internet company to stop and stop unfair trading activities. Google has also been directed to revise the way it operates within a stipulated time frame.
Google gave feedbackThe reaction of the search engine Google also came on the first action of CCI. The company had said, “CCI’s decision is a major setback for Indian consumers and businesses. This is posing serious security risk opportunities for Indians who rely on the security features of Android. This decision is increasing the cost of mobile devices for Indians.” Along with this, Google had said to review the decision.