‘Google Abusing its Dominant Position’: The Competition Commission of India

  • Nishtha Chopra
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  • Nishtha Chopra

    Student at ICFAI Law School, Hyderabad, India

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The first step to success is competition. As long as it is done in a legal manner, competition is regarded as a healthy practice for fostering chances and acting as a motivator in any profession. One such law is the ‘The Competition Act, 2002’, which aims to eliminate anti-competitive behaviour by prohibiting anti-competitive agreements and mistreating market domination situations. The Competition Commission of India (Commission) has found that Google has perpetuated its dominant position in the online search market resulting in denial of market access for competing search apps in contravention of different sections of the Competition Act. The Commission opined that the markets should be allowed to compete on merits and the onus is on the dominant players (in the present case, Google) that its conduct does not impinge this competition on merits.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 2, Page 1026 - 1031

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.114474

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