Divorce -- Text Message Style!

Just when you think technology can't be used for something even stranger, our friends in Malaysia have found a way to raise the bar -- divorce using text messages on wireless phones. Islamic law permits men to divorce their wives...

July 28, 2003

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Just when you think technology can't be used for something even stranger, our friends in Malaysia have found a way to raise the bar -- divorce using text messages on wireless phones.

Islamic law permits men to divorce their wives by clearly stating "I divorce you" three times. Malaysian lawmakers (stemming from a court decision) have therefore stated that as long as the message is clear and concise, text messages on mobile phones is an acceptable way of serving one's wife with divorce.

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