Google: An interminable friction of abuse of dominance- A comparative study between the EU and India

Bhatt, Krusha (2021) Google: An interminable friction of abuse of dominance- A comparative study between the EU and India. IOSR Journal of Humanities And Social Science, 26 (9). pp. 56-81. ISSN 22790837

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The expansion and rise of the digital platforms have fueled the transformation of digital markets in the recent years and we are in the process of witnessing a trend towards integrated technological services. For an instance the acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft, the acquisition of WhatsApp and Instagram by Facebook has led us in a direction of better social interactions and a dedicated connectivity.1 Digital platforms like Facebook, Google, and Amazon etc. have immensely contributed to the development of digitally based economy. While this technology enabled market is convenient and beneficial for both users and competitors across the world, the burning question is about the hidden and/ or potential concerns behind the practices these platforms are involved in which, may harm the competitive structure of the market and ultimately the consumers. Apparently, since a
decade the conduct of Google has brought new challenges in the digital market attracting the attention of competition law watchdogs worldwide and concerns like this will continue to gain attention of anti- trust and other concerned authorities in the future as well.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Digital markets | Relevant Market
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Mr. Syed Anas
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2022 07:34
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2022 07:34
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