There are serious unconstitutional privacy flaws in inmate call systems

A federal lawsuit filed in Austin over recorded phone calls between inmates and their lawyers brings to light what attorneys say are flaws plaguing telecommunication services at jails and prisons in Texas and across the country.

Source: Are there privacy flaws in inmate call systems?

Defense lawyers say they hope the class-action lawsuit will bring more transparency to the jail call system.  “Our clients should be able to tell us what they did and did not do without fear of someone listening,” said Ben Florey, who is among the Austin lawyers who say their calls have been unlawfully recorded. “Only if we know the truth can we properly defend our clients.”

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