Google has filed an appeal at an Indian court against a judgment by the country's competition watchdog which found that the search engine abused its market dominance and demonstrated anticompetitive behaviour, Reuters reported Tuesday.
The Competition Commission of Indiaon Google in February after it found the company guilty of manipulating the design of its search engine to favour its own services. The CCI described Google's "search bias" as being harmful to rivals and users.
The setback follows athe European Commission imposed on Google last June for prioritising its own shopping services over rivals' in its search results. The company is against that penalty.
A CCI official described the group's judgment as "robust" in a statement to Reuters, adding that it intends to defend its verdict in court.
Google has confirmed to CNET it is appealing the decision.
CCI did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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