Google is facing the risk of a fine in India because of the manipulation of search results




Report pointed out that the Competition Commission of India CCI believes that Google manipulates search results on its website, so as to give priority to the special services to emerge, which may expose the company to a fine estimated at US $ 1.4 billion.

It is noteworthy published report by the site Economic Times that the Committee considers that Google visiting research on its results, so as to show its services for significantly more than services competitors, even though it rose Other services activity on the Internet, the Commission also remember that Google develop promotional links top links which are more relevant to be searched for.

The report indicates that the number of companies that filed complaints against Google in this regard, of more than 30 companies, Facebook and section Nokia Maps include, beside the Indian Store-mail Flipkart, and the location of Make My Trip Indian specialist in travel, who claimed manipulate Google search results to their advantage, For the benefit of our advertising partners.

For their part, said the official spokesman for Google to newspaper Economic Times of India: “We are at the present time we review the report submitted by the Indian Committee of the competition, and we will continue to work closely with the Commission, and we are still unsure that we are fully committed to the Indian laws of competition”, and was completed, saying: “We have audited Our position with many of the courts and officials around the world, including the United States, Germany, Taiwan, Egypt, Brazil, we did not find any concerns about the issues raised in the report. ”

A Google respond no later than the tenth of September the current Commission, or request to extend the prescribed period, otherwise the Commission will then hold hearings to determine whether the guilty Boukrgaha of competition laws in India, and if found guilty, the Commission will claim Google to change its policies in Doing Business business, with the possibility to impose a fine of up to 10% of the company’s revenue, and it is not clear whether the fine will be determined based on the global yield or Indian yield.


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