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Big tech under Parliamentary panel lens for alleged anti-competition play

Top execs of Indian arms of Apple, Google, Amazon, Netflix and Microsoft quizzed about impact of their business models on small players.

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Sourabh Lele New Delhi
A Parliamentary panel on anti-competition today questioned top executives of the Indian arms of Apple, Google, Amazon, Netflix, and Microsoft about the business models of their companies and their impact on small players, sources said.

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, chaired by Lok Sabha member Jayant Sinha, has been inspecting different aspects of competition in the Indian market, with a focus on the technology sector. Representatives of the global big tech companies were asked to appear before the panel on Tuesday.

In recent times, there have been complaints about alleged anti-competitive practices of various technology platforms and firms.

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First Published: Aug 23 2022 | 8:12 PM IST

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