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CUTS Files Anti-Trust Complaint Against Google; Cagey About Details

Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) has filed a formal complaint against Google’s unethical and anti-competitive business practices with the Competition Commission of India (CCI) on June 6 2012. This is the second formal complaint against Google. In February 2012, CCI ordered for a formal probe against Google in India for its Adwords service when chennai based Consim Info, that runs Bharatmatrimony.com formally filed a complaint against Google, citing discriminatory trade practices. CUTS told MediaNama that the information filed by CUTS against Google is for violations of Section 3 and Section 4 of the Indian Competition Act, 2002 which covers acts on Anti-competitive agreements and Abuse of dominant position. "We have brought out before the Commission the results of specific studies on this issue and how various contraventions are being committed. Also, we have brought to the commission’s notice as to how various…

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