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

manning bill bmanning at isi.edu
Mon Sep 1 06:08:51 UTC 2014


so Internet in the US is safeā€¦


/bill
Neca eos omnes.  Deus suos agnoscet.

On 31August2014Sunday, at 22:35, Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:

> 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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