Is Bitcoin Halal? A Shariah Analysis

Free research paper into Shariah permissibility of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and blockchain.

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What's Inside?

  • What is Money?
  • How does Bitcoin and cryptocurrency work?
  • What qualifies as money/currecy in Islam?
  • Can non-tangible things be property (mal) ?
  • What are the Islamic legal criteria for money/currency?
    • Definition of Money
    • Differences Between Money and Commodities
    • Types of Money
    • Customary Money Explained
  • Shariah Analysis of Fatawas and Scholars Opinions
    • Does money need a central authority?
    • Does speculation make bitcoin haram (impermissible)?

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Shariah Analysis of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, and Blockchain

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