CCI investigates discriminatory and retaliatory use of Google AdWords

May 06, 2012

The Competition Commission of India has ordered an investigation into Google's AdWords program. AdWords is Google's advertising platform and its main source of revenue.

The investigation is prompted by CCI finding prima facie evidence suggesting that Google abused its dominance with regard to BharatMatrimony.com. The matrimonial website had filed a complaint in February, alleging that Google engaged in discriminatory and retaliatory practices using AdWords.

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