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Google decision that sets a high bar in Indian leveraging case could be a boon for platforms (update*)

By Phoebe Seers
  • 02 Feb 2021 02:16
  • 02 Feb 2021 03:45
Google’s integration of its video conferencing product Meet into Gmail wasn’t an abuse of dominance because Google hadn’t coerced Gmail users to use Meet, India’s competition regulator has concluded in a decision that may set new legal standards.

The recent decision has led to the suggestion that the Competition Commission of India,

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Phoebe Seers

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Phoebe has covered Financial Crime and compliance issues for MLex since 2015, initially in the Hong Kong bureau and currently in London. While in Hong Kong she won two SOPA awards for her reporting on corruption in the energy sector in Indonesia. Prior to journalism she worked as a solicitor with a focus on white-collar crime litigation in London and Hong Kong. She has a BA in English and Philosophy from Newcastle University.

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