Halalgoogling: A Sharia Law Search Engine
July 8, 2013 by Sam Rolley
This week, Halalgoogling, a search engine that fetches results from others like Google and Bing and filters content according to Islamic law was launched.
A press release announced that the Sharia-friendly search engine has a built-in “advanced special filtering system that blocks Haram content according to the Law of Islam” doing away with any content containing things such as “pornography, nudity, gay, lesbian, bisexual, gambling, anti-Islamic content”.
Some examples of attempted searches on the site that that may offend sharia:
Sam Rolley Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.