WhatsApp Pay accused of foul play; CCI reviewing antitrust allegations

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) is looking into allegations that Facebook-owned WhatsApp is abusing its dominant position by offering payment services to its vast base of messaging app users in the country.

The case is based on a complaint filed in mid-March that alleged WhatsApp was bundling its digital payment facility within its messaging app to abuse its market position and penetrate India's booming digital payments market, according to a Reuters report. WhatsApp and Facebook did not immediately respond to Reuters'.....

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