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The Government Is About To Give Prisoners a Fair Deal When They Call Home

| Written by David Morris | No Comments | Updated on Oct 10, 2015 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

Most jail and prisons phones are owned by profit making corporations that charge unconscionable (dare I say criminal) rates as high as $1 per minute for phone calls.  The federal government is about to change the rules. Later in October the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to slash the average telephone rate by as much as 90 percent. And the businesses will still make a profit!