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Use of Cracked Software


Salaam alaikum,

I wanted to ask regarding the use of cracked software. Wether if it was is permissible to use then to earn a living or does it make my income haram?


Alaykum Salaam,

Ayatullah Sistani allows individual use of the copyrighted software as long as the person has not done the cracking himself and is not distributing it to others.

Abbas Jaffer