Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) the parent company of leading search engine Google says that it will sue India’s antitrust regulator, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) following leakage of a confidential CCI report of an investigation conducted by the regulator on Google.
Several popular newspapers had headlines reading that CCI investigation finds Google guilty of abusing the dominance of its Android Operating System in India using its huge financial capability to illegally hurt smaller competitors in the market.
Google has also said it’s looking forward to work with the antitrust regulator to prove how Android has led to more competition and innovation, not less.
Google said it has already filed with the Delhi High Court with an aim of preventing further leakage of unlawful disclosures of confidential findings.
“We cooperated fully and maintained confidentiality throughout the investigative process, and we hope and expect the same level of confidentiality from the institutions we engage with,” said Google.
The company further said that it’s protesting against breach of confidential information which impairs its ability to defend itself and harms Google and its partners.