Thursday, November 12, 2015

Big Taps in The Big House

Thousands of confidential phone conversations between inmates and their lawyers have been recorded 
by a leading prison phone company that also serves New York City jails — a major data breach exposed by a hacker, according to a report.

The anonymous hacker believes the company, Securus Technologies, is violating prisoners’ constitutional rights by recording privileged conversations, The Intercept reported Wednesday.

Of 70 million phone-call records obtained by The Intercept, 14,000 were for legally protected calls made to prisoners’ attorneys, The Intercept said. more