India Launches Antitrust Investigation Against Apple

India Launches Antitrust Investigation Against Apple
Source: https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/internet/apple-hit-with-antitrust-case-in-india-over-in-app-payments-issues/article36244729.ece 12.01.2022 102

According to The Wall Street Journal, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) launched an investigation against Apple, suspecting the company of violating the country's antitrust laws - the CCI is "prima facie convinced that a case is made out for directing an investigation" into Apple, the order said.

According to the published statement of the regulator, the App Store will be the subject of investigation, the report will be drawn up within 60 days, but what punishment the company will incur in the event of a conviction is not specified. Apple representatives declined to comment on the situation.

Lately, India's government has been tightening rules on big tech companies, investing billions in a race to reach consumers in developing and expanding markets in South Asia. New Delhi has implemented new e-commerce regulations, made new rules governing online discourse.

Source: WSJ

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