The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has fined Google Rs 1 crore for failing to comply with directives given by the Director General seeking information and documents. This comes a few days after Google had told MediaNama that it is co-operating with the CCI. A spokesperson told MediaNama that "“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.” Google told the Times of India that it hasn't received the order, but will review it once they have it. The DG was investigating a complaint filed by Bharatmatrimony in 2009 and Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) in 2012 against Google for alleged abuse of marketshare in online search and search advertising. A few days ago MediaNama had posted details of the issues that the CCI was looking into, as a part of their investigation, on the basis of information that the organisation had sought from Indian Internet companies. CCI had also directed Google to furnish relevant information and documents which may be required by the DG during the course of further investigations. Details in: What the Competition Commission wants to know about Google in India MediaNama's take: The most surprising part about this is Google's claim that hasn't received the procedural order. If that is the case, it raises a lot of questions about the way CCI went about doing the investigation. However, the CCI choosing to fine Google does indicate that all is…
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