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It is the prerogative of the author to apply a copyright on his/her work for whatever reason, whether it is to support themselves or anything else. Once this condition is applied, it is treated as a contract and Islam respects copyright 100%. Some people claim that this is not true, because copyright is "preventing knowledge from the people." This is an ...


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And eat up not one another's property unjustly (in any illegal way e.g. stealing, robbing, deceiving, etc.), nor give bribery to the rulers (judges before presenting your cases) that you may knowingly eat up a part of the property of others sinfully. (2:188) Assuming that we see a file as the original creators property, then I believe that this ayat applies....


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According to the fatwa listed below, you shouldn't work for them because of this ayah in the quran: but do not help one another in sin and transgression [al-Maa’idah 5:2] Full fatwa here about a web developer asking about making a website for selling music which is haraam, which inturn means a web developer shouldn't help them achieve their goal. Then I ...


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In Islamic law, there is a maxim which states that "Everything is permissible unless it's forbidden explicitly". So for example, when it comes to food, everything is permissible to eat except for some specific things: pork, dead meat, animals slaughtered in the name of other than Allah, etc. Same with clothing; we can wear whatever we want with some ...


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Bukhari : Volumn 001, Book 008, Hadith Number 446. Narated By 'Aisha : Barira came to seek my help regarding her manumission [freedom from enslavement]. I told herself you like I would pay your price to your masters but your Al-Wala [right to inherit] would be for me." Her masters said, "If you like, you can pay what remains (of the price of ...


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Since Skype can be categorized as a form of telephone therefore, yes, nikah can be pronounced over Skype. Question: Is it valid to pronounce the marriage formula through a telephone? Answer: It is valid. Source: Website of Ayatullah Sayyid Ali Husaini Sistani, Marriage » Questions and Answers


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People from different cultures do the Nikah in different ways e.g. in some tradition the bride is in one room and the groom in another. However I believe that the correct way is to have the bride and groom in the same room and facing each other. Now you are asking about Skype. I don't think it is permissible to have a 'Skype Nikah' because fraud can take ...


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Allah Says in Suratul Isra'a Ayah 32: وَلَا تَقۡرَبُواْ ٱلزِّنَىٰٓ‌ۖ إِنَّهُ ۥ كَانَ فَـٰحِشَةً۬ وَسَآءَ سَبِيلاً۬ (٣٢) Nor come nigh to adultery: for it is a shameful (deed) and an evil, opening the road (to other evils). (32) Zina is Haram, and in this Ayah it is clear that Allah did not say do not commit Zina, no he says do not even come close ...


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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 and believing women. And Allah knows of your movement and your resting place. 47:19 And in Hadith: It was narrated from Abu Ibrahim Al-Ansari, from ...


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Yes it is halal as there is nothing wrong with recording video games and making walk-throughs, tutorials or anything like that. And many muslims do make their earnings through YouTube. But make sure to censor any abusive content or any scenes like that. As many modern games contain stuff like that and it is a sin to spread bad things.


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Although your sin as what you stated is considered as a major sin, but you ought to pay attention that Allah is Tavvab. In other word, it means He will accept the repentance. In the meantime, don’t forget that according to a verse of the holy Qur'an: قُلْ يَا عِبَادِيَ الَّذِينَ أَسْرَفُوا عَلَىٰ أَنفُسِهِمْ لَا تَقْنَطُوا مِن رَّحْمَةِ اللَّـهِ ۚ إِنَّ ...


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No, it is not permissible to download these through torrents. The teacher and producer of these videos have worked on it and they'd hope that they would get some income from these videos. But when you download or copy it without their permission then it is like you've robbed their money. It's like you get a worker for a building, and when he is done, you ...


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You don't OWN software you buy. You own a license (which can then be revoked for whatever reason: date expiration / or company shutting down) you then lose access to the license which is something you once BOUGHT. (Google it) Using software whether pirated or not isn't haram, because you are not stealing anything. You do not own anything to begin with. You ...


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In short, it is tantamount to stealing. So things like copying, burning a disc are not permissible. Also laws regarding copyright in individual countries must be respected. For more information, see Ayatullah Sistani's Q&A Section, here


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Is socialization of any means prohibited in Islam in the first place (unless it is done for the reason of finding partner for adultery, doing some other evil things)? There is one important detail about social networking. It is prohibited to create secret groups in which plans against Allah and messenger of Allah. أَلَمْ تَرَ إِلَى الَّذِينَ نُهُوا عَنِ ...


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It depends on your view-point. Social networking is another method of communication. It is used to keep in touch with others, and to share pictures (in many cases). Now, if you look at it in that basic form, my cellphone can do that same thing. I can call/text other people to keep in touch, and I can send pictures. Both of these things can be used in ...


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You should check the copyright details on their videos. More precisely, it seem like they are charging for a service you would be getting otherwise for free, if you torrent them. So, If you are still confused, then it would be best to email them for their opinion. In Islam educators are held in high regards; our relationship with them is equivalent to a ...


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Let me clarify the meanings of the Nikkah, actually Nikkah is an agreement between the to-be husband and to-be wife. In which the man agree to the statement, in which it is clearly told that: man's_name s/o father's_name, as per haq_mehr, accepts girl's_name d/o father's_name as his bride. Then the same is repeated for the girl, to make her choice to be ...


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In GENERAL: Islam has many barriers...as long as you are within those barriers then you are good to go! Though distancing yourself away from those barriers would be better... as its some sort of ورع. Specifically to your question: The barrier is to not: Touch a non-mahram Have any sort of lust for the non-mahram...or if you do by nature... just not to ...


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it is haram if it is lying/cheating/fraud/deception against advertisers who pay money to advertisement system for real advertisement views or clicks or certain actions on target site or by target phone number. and advertisement system is also cheated because it is waiting for true views and clicks from the sites which publish the ads. this site takes money ...


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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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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 haram activity, and do your best to segregate the revenue from such activities and distribute the tainted portion of revenue as charity without hope of recompense). ...


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It's always Tauba. Allaah Rabbul `alameen will forgive any sins except the Sins of Shirk and the sins of mocking Rasulallaah Sallallaahu 'alaihi wasallam. And even after that, I think, there is always room for Repentance (Tauba). May Allaah accept your repentance.


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Well first of all you should know that one of Allah's names is the all forgiving! So if you do sincere repentance from what you did Allah may forgive you. Scholars (Sunni) say that a sincere repentance would make sins disappear even for sins which should be (but are not) punished according to shari'a (see the links below in Arabic)! This would mean you ...


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In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the most merciful As you’ve asked What after leaving the sin? … now she also prohibit others by doing such nonsense acts.I want to ask that after leaving all this, would she be a bad girl? Perhaps, the most appropriate the most constructive verse of the Quran (as a related verse) can be as follows: ...


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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 various forms at e.g. Fake Google Chrome Questionnaire - "2015 Annual Visitor Survey" and Malware Tips describes how to remove this: If you are seeing random ...


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