Google fined Rs 136 crore by CCI for search bias

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Competition Commission of India fined Google of 136 crores (21 million dollars) for unfair business practices in the country. The commission stated that Google has been violating market rules, It also ruled that Google had acted unfairly with regard to companies that incorporate its search engine in their own websites, by restricting their use of competing services.

It also ruled that Google had acted unfairly with regard to companies that incorporate its search engine in their own websites, by restricting their use of competing services.

“Google was found to be indulging in practices of search bias and by doing so, it causes harm to its competitors as well as to users,” the CCI said in a 190-page order.

With inputs from media reports

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