Using a different name online

Q: As it is not safe to use our real names online, I use the abbreviation of my name. Is this permissible? If not then what else can I use beside my real name so that my identity is not exposed?

A: Yes.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)