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Is it improper to pray for someone you only know online?

Muslims are encouraged to pray for all Muslims Although they have sins: In Quran: So know, [O Muhammad], that there is no deity except Allah and ask forgiveness for your sin and for the believing men ...
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Is building a website for non-Muslim restaurants halal?

The ruling on such matters usually is that if the majority of the transactions carried out are halal then a small share of haram is tolerable (provided that you personally are not involved in the ...
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Is visting websites like wiki-islam/Quora/reddit ex-muslim prohibited?

...then do not sit in that company unless they engage in a different topic, or else you will be like them... I think you misunderstood the verse. This verse talks about you being silent when others ...
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Is it permissible to write blogs about cricket or football and earn money via AdSense?

According to the a core principle of Islam, لا ضرر و لا ضرار - no harm for you and for others, it is completely halal.
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Is swearing on the internet haram?

In my opinion it’s haram because you’ve still thought about typing the words. Control your tongue and refrain from thinking or typing these words. And although the intention is to not insult anyone ...
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Is participating in surveys with rewards halal?

It's a scam. To check if this is has any relation to Google or not, type into Google "2015 Annual Visitor Survey". Unsurprisingly, we find that this is a scam. This particular scam is described in ...
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What is the Islamic stance on Internet piracy?

there may be some cases in which it is permissible to make copies without permission of the owners. That applies in two cases: 1 – If it is not available in the marketplace and one needs it, and the ...
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Using PayPal to pay for goods and services

Paypal is just a virtual payment processor, it's halal if your balance/money source is also halal. Make sure you don't use the debit/credit card that has riba/interest to fund the money. Islam Q&A ...
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Cyber Attack on haram website (porn, drugs, etc)

According to a fatwa from Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani, if a website is purely against Islam and the advice and warning have had no effect, it is necessary to hack it. Reference
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Do you need permission to download islamic videos from the Internet?

You need to check whether the content has a copy-right or not first. Basically in Islam anybody is required to share his knowledge and spread it. Therefore in Islamic jurisprudence the matter of copy-...
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Is creating an Islamic Q&A website considered a good deed and beneficial on the Day of Judgement?

I think that it depends on the content. If it's correct, then the output will be positive. But, if it's the opposite then you will regret this step. My advice is: Think several times before posting ...
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Is downloading picture from google and uploading it to youtube haram?

Basically, Islam respects copyright; see IslamWeb. However, what precisely this means is not straightforward, and depends on the circumstances: The US, for instance, has a fair use policy on using ...
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Is receiving donations over the web halal?

Wa'alaikum Assalam brother! Asking for donation is not a bad thing. You are doing something for people and if they pay you some money extra for your business, that might not be wrong in any way as ...
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Is using fake details online allowed?

If you don't want to upload your original details then why you are using that type of sites. And here you not clarifying which type of company you are talking about. And If this is job-related then ...
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Interested in learning more about Islam -- is there a podcast that goes over the history, basic principles, etc?

Certainly I strongly advise you in the following: http://bayyinah.com/ - it is an institute by Nouman Ali Khan, one of the great and young scholars. I learned so much by watching lots of his lectures ...
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Interested in learning more about Islam -- is there a podcast that goes over the history, basic principles, etc?

The best way to learn about Islam is by reading the Qur'an. It's a big book, so if you don't have that much time then you may open up random pages from it and read them. If you like these random texts ...
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Why is learning Islam on your own from books/youtube traditionally forbidden?

I can understand what "forbidden" means. I do not understand what "traditionally forbidden" is. Something is either forbidden or it is not forbidden. The former requires proof, the latter does not ...
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Can we use pirated books on the Internet?

No, you should not use pirated books unless owner (publisher/writer) has put it for free to use or you took explicit permission from owner to read/use.
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Is there any online fatwa QA website for Shafi Fiqh?

How about this site, else you may seek for scholars with an own website. I don't know of any who are still alive or active. An other option is asking on a site about the Shafi'i view only (like on ...
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Is Earning Money From Youtube Halal?

A major rule in Islam : every thing is originally Halal till we prove otherwise. So , a proof is needed from those claim that YouTube work is Haram. My answer is : since you broadcast useful content ...
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