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Brother Takes Life in Prison Rap For Evading Road Tolls

http://www.upi.com

PINGDINGSHAN, China - The brother of Shi Jianfeng is taking the blame for his brother's life sentence for evading road tolls.

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Outlawed, Cellphones Are Thriving in Prisons

http://www.nytimes.com

A counterfeiter at a Georgia state prison ticks off the remaining days of his three-year sentence on his Facebook page. He has 91 digital "friends." Like many of his fellow inmates, he plays the online games FarmVille and Street Wars. He does it all on a Samsung smartphone, which he says he bought from a guard. And he used the same phone to help organize a short strike among inmates at several Georgia prisons last month.

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Computers That See You and Keep Watch Over You

http://www.nytimes.com

The enthusiasm for such systems extends well beyond the nation's prisons. High-resolution, low-cost cameras are proliferating, found in products like smartphones and laptop computers. The cost of storing images is dropping, and new software algorithms for mining, matching and scrutinizing the flood of visual data are progressing swiftly.

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The Drunken Disorderly Inn

http://www.gmp.police.uk

This is what happens when British bureaucrats have too much time on their hands.

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Convicted Murderer Posts Prison Party Pics on Facebook

http://gizmodo.com

Justin Walker is serving a 30-year sentence for the killing of an Oklahoma Sheriff. "Jus N" has a Facebook page. Also, apparently, a Blackberry, a bong, a stash of weed, knives, some booze and other goodies inside his jail cell.

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Prison Without Walls

http://www.theatlantic.com

Incarceration in America is a failure by almost any measure. But what if the prisons could be turned inside out, with convicts released into society under constant electronic surveillance? Radical though it may seem, early experiments suggest that such a science-fiction scenario might cut crime, reduce costs, and even prove more just.

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Microwave Pain Weapon Being Deployed Inside LA County Jail

http://sheriff.lacounty.gov

The technology, developed by Raytheon Company, was designed as a less-lethal weapon for military applications. A smaller, less-powerful version is being used in this operational evaluation.
Sheriff Lee Baca stated about the device, "We believe that technology can help solve problems facing the corrections community, including addressing issues of inmate violence. The Assault Intervention Device appears uniquely suited to address some of the more difficult inmate violence issues without the drawbacks of tools currently available to us."

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Jailed judge calls prison "unfair and cruel"

http://www.chron.com

Federal judge imprisoned for corruption claims he's being held in inhumane, "abusive" conditions and wants his sentence vacated.

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Chinese internet addicts stage mutiny at boot camp

http://technology.timesonline.co.uk

Fourteen young detainees overcame their guard and fled a boot camp regime of physical training and psychological treatment designed to cure their addiction... to the internet.

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Man in prison because of Toyota's bad car?

http://news.yahoo.com

LINO LAKES, Minn. – Ever since his 1996 Toyota Camry shot up an interstate ramp, plowing into the back of an Oldsmobile in a horrific crash that killed three people, Koua Fong Lee insisted he had done everything he could to stop the car.

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