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May 30, 2023
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Indian watchdog rejects WhatsApp Pay antitrust complaint

India’s competition watchdog has rejected a case alleging that WhatsApp platform used its market dominance to muscle into the payments sector. The CCI ruled WhatsApp Pay had broken no antitrust laws The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has responded to a case filed in March this year. It stated WhatsApp was combining its WhatsApp Pay service within its messaging app to automatically grant itself a huge userbase. India is WhatsApp’s largest market, with more than 400 active monthly users. The platform’s payments service gained launch permission from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) in February. Its system is based…
Indian watchdog rejects WhatsApp Pay antitrust complaint

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