There’s hardly a place in the world where #Google isn’t under investigation by regulators and lawmakers. Here’s a thread of countries where Google is in trouble... @qz #alphabet #techregs #bigtech #regulators #antitrust

🇪🇺 European Union: Officials are looking into whether #Google’s anti-competitive practices have harmed app developers. The company has been fined for stifling competition through the dominance of #Android. @TechCrunch

🇺🇸 United States: An ongoing lawsuit against #Google alleges that the company has monopolized the #AdTech market and beat down competition by abusing its access to data. @EconomicTimes

🇰🇷 South Korea: A privacy commission fined #Google $50 million for violating privacy law using #data from other websites as well as apps to generate customized advertisements. @Reuters

🇰🇷#Google is also being investigated for potentially violating South Korea’s rules governing in-app payments @TechCrunch

🇬🇧 United Kingdom: #Alphabet faces lawsuits over anti-competitive digital advertising practices and over-pricing #AppStore purchases @Reuters

🇬🇧 #Google face a $1.1 billion lawsuit that alleges they overcharged 19.5 million customers for app store purchases by charging up to 30% commission on popular apps on its Play Store, including #Roblox, #CandyCrushSaga and #Tinder since October 2015

🇮🇳 India: The Competition Commission of India has penalized #Google for monopolizing its Play Store payment system, and for abusing its dominance in the #Android ecosystem. @ThehinduData

🇫🇷 France: #Google paid $528 million in fines to resolve a dispute related to news publishers displaying copyrighted content. @Reuters

🇦🇺 Australia: A court ordered #Google to pay $43 million in penalties for misleading users on collection of their personal location data @ThehinduData

🇳🇱 Netherlands: Apart from a lawsuit over its digital advertising practices, #Google is also embroiled in a probe over its app Play Store payment rules very similar to the ongoing Indian case. @politico

🇷🇺 Russia: In July, Russia fined #Google $34 million for suspending and blocking accounts on its #YouTube video service Google’s Russian subsidiary has already filed for bankruptcy, after the government seized its bank account. @EconomicTimes

🇮🇩 Indonesia: An antitrust agency is probing Google for potential unfair business practices over its Play Store payment services. @EconomicTimes

🇯🇵 Japan: An ongoing investigation is determining whether #Google has unfairly leveraged its dominance over the markets for phones, #smartwatches, and other #wearables. @appleinsider

🇿🇦 South Africa: A competition commission has made provisional recommendations for how #Google should display search pages, to better distinguish between paid advertising and traditional organic search results. @BusinessInsider

🇩🇪 Germany: The German government is examining #Google’s content licensing deals with news publishers and its data processing terms @TechCrunch

Germany’s national competition regulator, the Bundeskartellamt, has continued its investigative charge against #BigTech and has opened two proceedings into #Google. @TechCrunch

🇮🇹 Italy: An antitrust inquiry is investigating whether #Google has abused its dominant position by hindering data portability rights @TechCrunch