Aslaam U Alaikum Wa Rehmatullahi Wa Barakatahu Respected Ulemas I would like to bring to your notice that in our India, a lot of piracy takes place and piracy is a kind of theft and it is considered illegal but still it takes palce, so I would like to clearly know about the following question in view of Islam that: What is your view regarding use of pirated operating systems and other softwares.Is it allowed or not in Islamic view? KHUDA HAFIZ
Theft is not allowed in these matters also.
Allah (Subhana Wa Ta’ala) knows Best
Darul Uloom Deoband
This answer was collected from the official ifta website of Darul Uloom Deoband in India.