Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

AI Virtual Ifta Initiative

The 'Virtual Ifta' service launched in Dubai. I've collected some of the coverage, and made a few observations. I took a quick look, but didn't try the WhatsApp element. Android/Apple apps are planned for this service, which is still in the early stages, which will improve ease of use. Question options are restricted at the moment. At this point, it is very much in launch mode. I will continue to monitor developments. Discover More…

Lebanon Protests - Roundup - updated

Collected links on the Lebanon Protests #لبنان_ينتفض

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Israeli Tech Allegations

The Wire, Israeli Tech Companies Target Rights Activists With Tailor-Made Cyber Threats
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ISIS-obsessed teenager jailed over online terror videos

Birmingham Live, ISIS-obsessed teenager Sudesh Amman jailed over online terror videos
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'Fake News', WhatsApp and India

Wired, How WhatsApp Fuels Fake News and Violence in India
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Allegations: Jamal Khashoggi's private WhatsApp messages may offer new clues to killing

CNN, Jamal Khashoggi's private WhatsApp messages may offer new clues to killing, 4 Dec 2018 Discover More…

WhatsApp struggling to control fake news in India, researchers say

Guardian, WhatsApp struggling to control fake news in India, researchers say, 12 Nov 2018 Discover More…
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