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CCI imposes US$113.04 million penalty on Google

The CCI has ordered the internet major to cease and desist from various unfair business practices

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For the second time in less than a week, India’s anti-trust body, the Competition Commission of India (CCI), has slapped a fresh penalty on Google.

This time, it has imposed a fine of US$113.04 million on the tech-major for abusing its dominant position with respect to its Play Store policies.

The regulator noted that the mandatory usage of GPBS (Google Play’s Billing System) for paid apps and in-app purchases constitutes an imposition of an unfair condition on the developers.

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