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03.11.19
Spain halts plans to use electric shock treatment on violent inmates
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Spain halts plans to use electric shock treatment on violent inmates

The follow-up to a pilot study conducted on 41 prisoners was set to take place this month.

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02.14.19
Hong Kong is testing high-tech monitoring systems for 'smart' prisons
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Hong Kong is testing high-tech monitoring systems for 'smart' prisons

Wristband trackers, video monitoring and drug-detecting robots are being used.

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01.30.19
US prisons are reportedly creating 'voice print' databases
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US prisons are reportedly creating 'voice print' databases

Hundreds of thousands of incarcerated people have had their voice added to the biometric database.

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11.01.18
Senator Wyden wants to jail execs who don't protect consumer data
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Senator Wyden wants to jail execs who don't protect consumer data

The proposed bill would send senior executives at negligent companies to jail for 10 to 20 years.

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10.11.18
Creator of doomed Fyre Festival gets six-year prison sentence
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Creator of doomed Fyre Festival gets six-year prison sentence

Billy McFarland defrauded investors of tens of millions of dollars.

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07.27.18
Idaho inmates hacked prison tablets and stole $225,000
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Idaho inmates hacked prison tablets and stole $225,000

One inmate transferred almost $10,000 to their JPay account.

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06.06.18
Amazon return policy abusers sentenced to nearly six years in prison
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Amazon return policy abusers sentenced to nearly six years in prison

They defrauded the company out of more than $1.2 million in goods.

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10.14.17
Recommended Reading: 'Lore' makes the leap from podcast to TV
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Recommended Reading: 'Lore' makes the leap from podcast to TV

The best long-form writing on technology and more on the web.

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