JNS: Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed more than nine hundred 36 crore rupees penalty on Google in yet another antitrust probe for anti-competitive practices in relation to its Play Store policies.
CCI also directed Google to modify its conduct within a defined timeline.
According to the reports, CCI found Google, guilty of abusing its market position to promote its payments app and in-app payment system. It said, Google forced app developers to use its in-app payment system.
“Google should not restrict app developers from using any third-party billing or payment processing services, either for inapp purchases or for purchasing apps. The Commission has directed Google to cease and desist from indulging in anti-competitive practices,” it said.
The CCI had imposed a penalty of over one thousand 337 crore rupees on Google for abusing its dominant position in multiple markets on the 20 of this month.