Integration of Google Meet and Gmail is a breach of dominant position, law students file plea before Competition Commission of India

Integration of Google Meet and Gmail is a breach of dominant position, law students file plea before Competition Commission of India

The Competition Commission of India issued a legal notice to Google Meet on a plea filed by a law student for using dominant position by integrating Google Meet with Gmail.

Plea has been filed by Baglekar Akash Kumar, 5th year law student of Osmania University, Hyderabad 

According to Akash Google Meet breached section 4(2)(e) of Competition Act.

It is stated that Gmail enjoys dominant position in the market of e-mail services and is a pre-installed app in most smartphones.

According to him this is also a violation of section 19(1)(a) of Competition Act, 2002.

 Section 19(1)(a) of Competition Act clearly held that if the allegation found aagint any company then the competition Commission of India have authority to enquire any irregularity.

Section 4(2)(e) of Competition Act, 2002 which says that uses its dominant position in one relevant market to enter into, or protect, other relevant market.

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