Online forum with mixing of genders

Question ID: 38851

Assalamualaikum wa rahamatullahi wa barakatuh,
Respected Mufti Sahib,
I will first start by introducing about a forum on the internet, called “sunni forum,” the website is :
The forum is run by a Shura, consisting of ‘Deobandi’ muftis, ‘alims, ‘alimahs, and non ‘alims. The forum has allowed discussion between men and women on topics ranging from Shari’a to politics and global situation. Personal matters like asking for advice are also discussed. Personalities like Junaid Jamshed are also discussed. The nature of these discussions is such that the users do not know each other, they do not see each other, cannot contact each other and cannot send private messages.
But still discussions between the opposite gender takes place which is most of the time unnecessary. Sometimes Light jokes are shared and taken place.
Also, Sometimes, the discussion goes out of fold of Islamic discussion, leading to unnecessary communication being made, where non-mehram users on the forum show emotion to others publicly. for example an old male member announced leaving the forum and sisters expressed their grief that we are sad you are leaving. Your posts are very beneficial. Sisters give duas personally like brother fulan, may Allah bless you in dunia and akhirat.
If you could also please go on this link to see all the rules of the Sunni Forum :
Out of all this, including the rules that have been shown.
Are the shura correct in allowing this to happen? Is this claim right that general online discussion between non-mehram is allowed in shariat?

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Asked on January 1, 1970 12:00 am
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It is permissible to the extent of need to the extend of necessity .

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Answered on January 1, 1970 12:00 am