Startups likely to engage CCI in tussle against Google



Startups likely to engage CCI in tussle against Google - tech giant’s fifth anti-trust action in India: Report


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Startups likely to engage CCI in tussle against Google – tech giant’s fifth anti-trust action in India: Report

Startup founders in a virtual meet held on October 10 have decided to approach the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against Google’s alleged anti-competition policies in India.

The meeting involved 15 startup founders who discussed Google’s imposition of 30 percent commission on sales made through its Android Play Store and billing system for developers, two startup founders — part of the talks — said as per a report by Mint.

Moneycontrol could not independently verify the report.

The plan is to put together industry views and convey their grievances via written complaints to the CCI and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) this week, as per the report.

“The startup ecosystem will send a single letter to both the government and CCI,” one founder said.

They further

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