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  • Posting Videos that Might Be Pirated Date: 13-10-2020

    I'm not sure if this question exists here but is it allowed to stream content that is provided by a third party? Meaning the third party only seems to show the video that might have been downloaded illegally or maybe this is considered supporting the sin .. More

  • Broadcasting and Proprietary Rights are Reserved Date: 18-2-2020

    Assalamalikum Warah matullahi Wabarakatuh Brother, I have a smart TV box that is connected through Wifi basically you can say it is a cable TV channel that I've paid a single amount for a year. After work, I usually want to watch sports, documentaries Indian news and live Adhaan but I just came to know that the cable guy has given me the service which.. More

  • Impermissible to Use Someone's Place without Permission Date: 29-10-2019

    Do i need permission to sell something in a place that is owned by someone (either public or private place) even though i dont see/know any rule in that place that prohibites someone doing transactions there?. .. More

  • No Harm in Downloading a Book for Personal Use Date: 21-4-2019

    Salam Alaikum,I love reading. I used to read fantasy literature but i am trying to let that go. Thing is i said to Allah after last book purchases i will not spend money on entertainment books again. Now, i also like history and i have found books online.The book is falcon of Quresh. I am worried about copyrights. The author is dead.Can i download this.. More

  • Downloading a Book from Internet After Borrowing it From the Library Date: 20-3-2019

    I have a hard copy of academic book which i obtained from library . Can i download the same freely from internet for ease of reading and carrying only for a period of time when i can take book from library ? When i cannot take any books from library , i will delete. them . Will i be sinful in anyway circumstance? .. More

  • Copying Copyrighted Materials and Abiding by the Law Date: 11-11-2018

    Assalamu'alaykum. It is said that we must obey the law of the country if it doesn't go against the Sharia. Then am I sinning if I do something against the law but is lawful in Islamic perspective? Regarding this, we also know that some scholars think that having copied copyrighted material for personal use is allowed. But the fact is, almost every country.. More

  • Changing Copyrighted Bookmark Designs and Reselling Them Date: 8-10-2018

    Assalamu alaikom, I bought some designs for uncolored bookmarks that I am free to print any number of copies of and use personally, as long as i dont resell those printed copies for profit. However, if i color and decorate those copies, meaning that i would change those designs with my own effort and ideas, can I sell them and charge money for the effort.. More

  • Used Copyrighted Materials and Stole Things in the Past Date: 7-10-2018

    Asalamu Aleikom! The category I am going to ask about has to do with Copyright. I have been using copyrighted content, pictures and material. Some for personal use and other in public such as profile pictures and copying texts etc and posting it. Some of it was hadiths and content from muslim apps and websites but some of it was non islamic . All of.. More

  • Buying Cracked Courses With Copyrights Date: 2-10-2018

    Salam AlaykoumI want to ask you please what the ruling of Islam for someone who buy cracked courses online. These courses are so expensive sometimes and of course protected by copyrights by their owners.But there is a website who crack them and sell them. I know selling cracked or pirated courses including videos,PDFs,eBooks or whatever is Haram and.. More

  • Islwmweb material is copyrighted Date: 11-7-2018

    As-salamualikum wa rahmatullah. May Allah reward you for your good deeds. Are the multimedia files on islamweb.net copyright protected? What am i allowed to do with these files? .. More

  • Taking courses whose material may be violating copyrights Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Shaikh, online course materials (books, graph, articles etc) may contain contents that are taken from their main content without consent of its original owner/maker/writer. Or the course (whether language learning, other type of courses) may be developed in such a manner that copyright may be violated. It is tough to investigate all.. More

  • Using online communication software that might be state-banned Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Regarding phone call facility through the internet in KSA, the government recently removed the restriction for the IMO, Skype calls etc. For the other type of calls, like through bestvoiz.com, they did not do so. For the bestvoiz call, we need to recharge and the cost of the call will be less than 10 halala per minute. Can we utilize.. More

  • Translating public lecture and selling it in book format Date: 3-1-2018

    Is it permissible to translate and sell a public lecture in book format? .. More

  • Downloading multiple copies of application for personal use Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Could you kindly give me a direct answer to my previous question for peace of mind? I also want to ask: if I download multiple copies of a server application for testing and for my personal use, will I be sinning? Is it ok to follow the ruling that allows for personal use? Also, the software is very pricey, as it costs £500. May.. More

  • Using pirated books to study medicine Date: 22-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. First of all, thank you so much for answering my previous question. I still have a lot of questions regarding Islam, so please be patient with me. I pray for your happiness in this life and the afterlife for helping me. I am trying to became a medical doctor, and I plan on taking biochemistry and then proceed to go to medical school... More