Fwd: [ PRIVACY Forum ] An Iranian Grand Ayatollah Issues Fatwa Stating High Speed Internet is against Sharia

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Mon Sep 1 05:35:27 UTC 2014


Cause it's a long weekend, and why shouldn't it be whackier than normal.

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> An Iranian Grand Ayatollah Issues Fatwa Stating High Speed Internet is
> against Sharia
> 
> (Iran Human Rights):
> http://www.iranhumanrights.org/2014/08/makarem-internet/
> 
> A Grand Ayatollah in Iran has determined that access to high-speed and
> 3G Internet is "against Sharia" and "against moral standards." In
> answer to a question published on his website, Grand Ayatollah Nasser
> Makarem Shirazi, one of the country's highest clerical authorities,
> issued a fatwa, stating "All third generation [3G] and high-speed
> internet services, prior to realization of the required conditions for
> the National Information Network [Iran's government-controlled and
> censored Internet which is under development], is against Sharia [and]
> against moral and human standards."
> 
> - - -
> 
> Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Time Warner Cable, and other dominant ISPs are
> now in a bidding war to hire him as a consultant and board member.

RUN AWAY!!!

Cheers,
-- jra

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