The Competition Commission of India, as a part of its investigation of Google's dominance in the Indian market, has asked many Indian Internet companies to share their views on Google's operations in the country. A company which received the CCI's questionnaire has shared its details with MediaNama. Note that the CCI is yet to respond to our questions for clarification on its investigation, and Google in response our queries has said: "We're confident that our products are compliant with competition law in India and we continue to cooperate with the Competition Commission of India and are responding to all their queries." The questionnaire, sent late last year to Internet companies, points towards the aspects of Google's business that the CCI is investigating: - Vertical search advertising: The CCI has asked Indian Internet companies to elaborate on whether there are any…
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