Turkish online banking security

Why is “Google Checkout” not available for Turkish Credit Card holders? It is available for 107 countries including, Burkina Faso, Cambodia and Uganda

Google Checkout is available in 107 countries. Is Turkey really more risky in credit card fraud than these 107 countries? Below you can find the list of countries as of today;

Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, British Indian Ocean Territory, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chile, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Gabon, Georgia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritius, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, British, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Some of them really seem to be more risky than Turkey. Does Google know something that we Turkish credit card holders don’t know about?

We are hearing lots of rumors on Turkish banking system and how much security problems they have. Seeing some countries on Google Checkout list and not seeing Turkey on the list, made me wonder. Maybe we really are in trouble by having Turkish bank accounts, and credit cards.

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