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India fines Google $21.17 million for abusing dominant position

Accepted submission by cubancigar11 at 2018-02-08 17:07:57

So it appears, "India’s antitrust watchdog on Thursday imposed a 1.36 billion rupees ($21.17 million) fine on Google for “search bias” and abuse of its dominant position, in the latest regulatory setback for the world’s most popular internet search engine." []

"In India, the Commission found, that Google through its search design had placed its commercial flight search function at a prominent position on the search results page to the disadvantage of businesses trying to gain market access."

"The penalty... translates to 5 per cent of the company's average total revenue generated from India operations."

Some details of the "search bias" at []

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Who trusts Google (an advertisement company) to give the correct, on-time flight details anyway?

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