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Prison Phones

Hack Reveals Prison Phone Company Recorded Attorney-Client Calls

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business

Whenever a prisoner makes a phone call, that call is recorded. Prison phone giant Securus Technologies says on its website that it makes an ex...

It's Not Every Day A Dead Cat Is Mentioned At An FCC Hearing

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics

Federal Communications Commission meetings typically are not very exciting. Wonky items are discussed, commissioners give statements, everyone vo...

Matt Sledge

Prison Phone Company Fights Back At Efforts To Make Inmates' Calls Affordable | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The private equity-backed prison phone call industry is making plans to fight an FCC vote last month that will slash long-distance rates f...

Truth About Prison Phones

Clarissa Ramon | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Clarissa Ramon

2012-08-28-scblog2.pngAs it stands today, the phone system within state prisons and immigration detention centers exploits one of the most vulnerable populations in the U.S. today.

Illegal Prison Cellphones To Be Disabled

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 06.18.2012 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A private company that owns the pay phones in California's prisons will pay millions of dollars to install technology that preven...

Congress Moves To Crack Down On Prison Cell Phones

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — Congress moved Tuesday to make it tougher for federal prison inmates to use cell phones and wireless devices to direct criminal act...