CCI dismissed AoD case against

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) in an information filed by a software developer alleging abuse of dominant position against Automattic Inc. – parent company of for delisting website plugins, created by the Informant, from the WordPress Plugin Directory, has dismissed the case noting that delisting of Informant’s plugin from the directory was due to his persistent misconduct contrary to the WordPress guidelines. The CCI noted that even though is dominant in two relevant markets – market for provision of Content Management Software in India & market for WordPress-Specific Plugin Directories Market in India, its conduct does not appear to be unfair or discriminatory.