According to reports, Turkey’s antitrust agency, the competition authority (RK), announced today that it would impose an antitrust fine of 196.7 million lira (about US $25.6 million) on Google. The Turkish competition authority said in January last year that it had launched an antitrust investigation into Google to assess whether its search algorithm and precision advertising service algorithm violated Turkey’s fair competition law. < / P > < p > the competition authority said at the time that before the investigation, it had received complaints from Google competitors accusing Google of abusing its dominant position and making it difficult for competitors to conduct business. The competition authority also said the respondents included Google Turkey, Google international, Google, Google Ireland and alphabet. < / P > < p > as early as September 2019, the Turkish Competition Authority announced that it had decided to impose a fine of 93 million Turkish lira (approximately US $17.38 million) on Google for its mobile software sales in violation of Turkish competition law. < / P > < p > the Turkish competition authority said at the time that it had received complaints that Google had abused its dominant position in the search engine market, making it more difficult for competitors to carry out business in the field of online shopping, which violated Turkey’s competition law. Global Tech

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