The Competition Commission of India could potentially fine Google of over Rs 136 crore if the watchdog finds it guilty of using its dominance to curtail market access for smaller players, reports The Print, citing an anonymous person in the CCI. The person added that the “implications” of this case were serious and that the CCI “is taking the matter seriously”. It was earlier reported that CCI’s investigations arm would complete the wider probe in the case within 150 days, however, the source said that it could possibly take two years to “conduct a thorough investigation”. The investigation had resulted from a case filed by contract employees of the CCI, but the investigation will be carried out by permanent employees of the CCI’s investigation team, which has around 30 members, adds the report. CCI’s investigation into Google The CCI had ordered…
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