Why is a prison company storing the voice prints of even innocent people?

A new report from the Prison Policy Initiative finds many local jails are still charging high prices—over $24 for 15 minutes—to make telephone calls. If you find yourself awaiting trial in a local jail in Arkansas, you and your friends or relatives could end up spending up to $24.82 for a single 15-minute phone call, according to a new report from the Prison Policy Initiative.Read Full Story

Why is a prison company storing the voice prints of even innocent people?

Correctional facilities around the nation are building databases with hundreds of thousands of voice prints from incarcerated people–including pretrial detainees. This story originally ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Fastcompany Tech

Despite outrage, local jails are still charging exorbitant rates for phone calls

A new report from the Prison Policy Initiative finds many local jails are still charging high prices—over $24 for 15 minutes—to make telephone calls. If you find yourself awaiting ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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