Grey areas: fighting Internet fraud in Turkey


Grey areas: fighting Internet fraud in Turkey

The liability of so-called ‘online marketplaces’ for sales of counterfeit products is a contentious area in Turkey, as Riza Cagirgan and Ahmet Akguloglu explain.

In parallel with developments in information and communication technologies, computers and the Internet have become an indispensable part of our lives and e-commerce has become a rising star. Nowadays, e-commerce is a constantly growing sector and a global-scale economy in its own right.

The common use of e-commerce got underway in Turkey belatedly, but today it’s going strong.

Turkey has followed global developments and Turkish entrepreneurs have launched multiple e-commerce websites by way of B2C (business to consumer) and C2C (consumer to consumer) models.

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