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Aurora Shooter James Holmes Islam Conversion Rumored
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Earlier this month, Aurora shooter James Holmes appeared in court sporting a huge beard. Now, rumors have begun to surface claiming that the man has converted to Islam. According to a report in the Daily Mail, the rumor first surfaced …

YouTube Blocked in Afghanistan Following Violence Tied to Anti-Muslim Video YouTube Blocked in Afghanistan Following Violence Tied to Anti-Muslim Video
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The government of Afghanistan has blocked YouTube following violent protests in Egypt and the killing of an American diplomat in Libya. “We have been told to shut down YouTube to the Afghan public until the video is taken down,” said …

YouTube Turns An Eye To Mecca, Debuts New Ramadan Channel YouTube Turns An Eye To Mecca, Debuts New Ramadan Channel
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Today begins the holy month of Ramadan, Islam’s period of fasting, prayer, and charity. For the next 30 days, millions of Muslims around the word will participate in sawm, zakat & sadaqah, tarawih, and salah. And this year, YouTube wants …

Indonesia Doesn’t Want You Watching Porn During Ramadan Indonesia Doesn’t Want You Watching Porn During Ramadan
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Muslims around the world start fasting today as Ramadan begins. The holiest event on the Islamic calendar will see Muslims around the world fasting and praying in accordance with their faith. It seems that Indonesia is taking the holy month …

Islamic Rights Group Blasts Apple Over iPad Incident
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Last week in Alpharetta, Georgia, a young woman of Iranian descent was denied the purchase of an iPad by an Apple employee due to the fact that she was from Iran. A US citizen, Sahar Sabet felt humiliated and betrayed …

Huffington Post Hires Mehdi Hasan Huffington Post Hires Mehdi Hasan
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British journalist Mehdi Hasan, who once referred to all non-Muslims as being “animals,” has been appointed as the Huffington Post’s political director in the U.K. Hasan has parted ways with British left-wing political magazine the New Statesman, though will continue …

Muhammad Facebook Pictures Land Tunisians in Prison Muhammad Facebook Pictures Land Tunisians in Prison
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Reuters is reporting the story of two Tunisians who received prison sentences for posting to Facebook cartoons depicting the image of the prophet Mohammad. The Tunisian justice ministry said Muhammad was depicted naked in the cartoons. Reuters quotes a justice …

Muslims Urged To Move To New Facebook Muslims Urged To Move To New Facebook

What do you do when Facebook spreads blasphemy? You make your own Facebook. The Times of India is reporting that people in Pakistan of the Muslim faith are urging their fellow Muslims to use Millat Facebook. The reason being that …

Google Now Showing Suggestions for “Islam Is”
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Update: Google is now showing suggestions for "Islam is". They can be seen in the screenshot below.

Network Solutions Shutters Controversial Film Site

A film made by Dutch politician Geert Wilders about the Koran had its website suspended over potential violations of Network Solutions policies.

Wikipedia Sparks Controversy Over Muhammad

According to the International Herald Tribune, the depiction of Prophet Muhammad in Wikipedia’s article on the subject has triggered an online petition.

Google Both Yin And Yang For Islam

A humanitarian plea was made today for the Muslim world to follow Google’s do-gooder example. This is remarkable enough on its own, but a separate report notes how Al-Qaeda has successfully used Google-owned YouTube to raise funds.

Facebook Islam Row Highlights Free Speech Issues
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Historically, in the brick-and-mortar world, we’ve had courts to settle disputes. Online, there are terms of service agreements and invisible judges determining, usually at the behest of the loudest and largest mob, who is guilty of crossing the line between conscious protest and hate speech.

YouTube Censors Islam Critic?
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At YouTube, You can say pretty much whatever You want, as long as it’s not about Islam. If that’s not true, YouTube user Nick Gisburne begs to differ after his account – his entire account – was deleted for its "inappropriate content." What exactly did he say? Well, nothing really. He let the Koran speak for itself.