Cellphones Are Thriving in Prisons (via @nytimes)


Wed, Jan 5th, 2011 14:13 by capnasty NEWS

The smartphone is considered by prison security experts as "the most lethal weapon you can get inside a [jail]." It allows inmates to look up phone directories, maps and photographs for criminal purposes while continuing with criminal behaviour even as they serve time. During downtime, smartphones also allow inmates to play FarmVille.



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