Category Archives: Technology

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free online sites seek unwanted data

Q: Shiek free online sites seek unwanted data. Can I lie about it just to sign it and take benefit from these services. Much of the data is irrelevant anyway. Would this be allowed. Continue reading

‘a guy she met on the internet’

Question:

I have a friend in a relationship with a guy she met on the internet. She never met him in person but has been talking to him for a while now, I tried to advise her to stop but she was never convinced. Now it reached to a point of her sending him revealing pictures of herself! I want to convince her to stop before things get worse or someone from her family finds out, what should I say?

Time: Thursday April 8, 2010 at 2:16 pm Continue reading

‘see u on facebook — even if its not ur pic’

Q: my husband has a a facebook account. He has other places he advertises himself too. Can a man add woman on his facebook? Their haram comments?  He says they are not locals.  it is ok? i am not happy about that. Am i right to be concerned? Continue reading

Rat killers can also attain reward

Questions:

Asalamu Alaikom,
Inshallah you are in best of health and Imaan. My concern was that I work in a lab with lab animals,  where we do experiments on them,and when we get what we want out of them we sac them to be killed. I feel bad for them and I worry that on the day of judgment they might ask me questions. What is the best solution here.
Jazaka Allahu Khair                 Time: Monday March 1, 2010 at 8:06 pm

Q: is it allowed to do experiments on lab animals? It’s my only income? Please do not tell me yes or no. Previously you did. Some detail would help. This is a serious question.  Thanks. Ahsanal jaza. Bless you.

Time: Wednesday November 11, 2009 at 1:39 am

Q: Are medical experiments allowed? I am a medical student. I also do research work.  What is the forgiveness that i ask Allah subhanawho wa ta’ala?  I got your number from XXXXXXXXXX  (text) Continue reading

music and classes — can i make istigfar as i do wrong?!

Q: Asalam u alaikum imam. This is xxxxxxxxxx. How r u? I wanted to ask u if I can take a music class as part of my curriculum?  (Text) Continue reading

can i hack? snoop? spy? peek? snitch?

Q:
ASA,
1) Islamically, does a person have the right to hack into someones computer and 2)what should you do if you think they are?

Time: Wednesday December 30, 2009 at 2:29 pm

A: 1)   وعليكم السلام ورحمة الله وبركاته

kindly read this and this for the first part of our response to the first part of your question.

A:2)

To merely ‘think’ someone is hacking is not sufficient proof in Islam. In Islam, you need concrete evidence to substantiate your claim. Continue reading