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Permissibility for a Muslim to Work for Netflix.

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum I would like to find out the rulings/permissibility for a muslim to work at Netflix. I am a data analyst and would be analysing the companies customers data with the aim of understanding customer behaviour to grow Netflix’s customer base. Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Working […]

When Getting Involved with Companies Selling Alcohol Becomes Haram?

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I have recently started working for a company as a solutions consultant. Customers contact our company and our team provides consultation services as to what types and sizes of technologies should be used to meet the clients requirements of rates of product received and despatched out of […]

Is It Permissible to Proofread Documents Containing Haram Material?

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum I am a proofreader an editor and I get all kinds of material to work on. What should I do if I am given a document to proofread that may contain something haram? Examples I have come across include memoirs that contain sexual episodes, product guides for […]

How to Distinguish When Something Is Indirect or Direct Assistance in Sin?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum 1. Someone who is trying to claim benefits of the government, without being eligible for it, took my laptop and told me he is going to use it to fill out a registration form to claim benefits and I allowed him to use it. Is this an […]

Is It Permissible to Work as a Medical Insurance Coder?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I was looking into working from home as a medical coder. The job would require me to take the diagnosis and procedures preformed by the doctor and convert them into codes for insurance purposes. Is this halal, since the coding job will be done to get payment from the […]

Working for a Company Providing IT Solutions in Un-Islamic Markets

Answered by Shaykh Faraz A. Khan Question: Would it permissible to work for a company which provides IT solutions such as hardware, software, networking etc to other companies that operate in a un-Islamic industry/market sector? Examples: Working for an IT company providing first/second/third line technical support to their clients that might include banks, clubs, the […]