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Play Store policies: CCI lands second blow, Google fined Rs 936 crore

Regulator suggests eight corrective steps

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The CCI has given 30 days to implement the corrective measures and modify its conduct

Shrimi Choudhary New Delhi
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Tuesday slapped a penalty of Rs 936.44 crore — the second in a span of seven days — on search engine giant Google for “abusing its dominant position with respect to its Play Store policies”.

The regulator has issued a cease-and-desist order, suggesting eight corrective measures including providing access to third-party billing payment processing systems on its Play Store.

The CCI has given 30 days to implement the corrective measures and modify its conduct.

This comes after the CCI imposed a Rs 1,337-crore penalty on Google last week, citing a similar abuse of its dominant position

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First Published: Oct 25 2022 | 9:37 PM IST

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