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Prison Phones

Why FCC Regulations Haven't Reduced High Prison Phone Costs

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 07.15.2016 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

Making phone calls from prison doesn't come cheap. It also comes with a lot of controversy.

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 exception ...

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

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics

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

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.