Monday, December 1, 2008
So When Will We Get Censor-Mobile?
TEL AVIV, Israel — For Muslims who just can't fit the five-times-a-day Salah prayer routine into their busy schedules, an Israeli mobile phone provider has a new solution: Mobile Koran.
Pelephone has begun offering a Koran text service that enables users to tap into verses of choice from the Muslim Holy Book at will. For the modest sum of $1.50 per month, subscribers can download what appears onscreen as an actual book of Koran, and scroll through chapter and verse.
Now I'm curious as to why "Ultra-Orthodox" Jews are forbidden from surfing the net and using data-services...