• You Have The Right To Remain Silent: Firms Charging Extortionate Phone Fees To Prisoners

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A new report highlights the predatory practices of prison technology companies in city and county-run jails. According to Gizmodo, inmates and their families are paying 'astronomical rates' for phone calls. The Prison Policy Initiative says similar calls would cost average consumers virtually nothing. Little has been done to curb the outlandish costs in local jails, which are occupied by a profusion of poverty-stricken pretrial defendants.

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  • Uploaded    02/11/2019
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