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Prison video visits threaten to put profit before public safety | Sadhbh Walshe

PUBLISHED October 25, 2012
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Virtual visiting has become the latest craze in prisons, with at least 20 states now having some kind of video conferencing system in place. As most prisoners tend to get housed in facilities at least 100 ? and often up to 500 ? miles from home, frequent visits are impossible for families; so video calls at least offer the opportunity for some virtual face time.

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