Mon, Apr 6th 2009 1:59pm
mobile phone jammers
The head of a company that makes cell phone jammers says mobile operators should hand over all the revenue they make from prisoners using contraband phones in jail. Apparently there is a "growing epidemic of inmates using cell phones in prisons", and the guy says that the "millions of dollars" in question should be given to jail officials to pay for more guards to search for phones. "Nobody should profit from criminals," he says -- except, of course, his company, which wants jammers to be made legal so it can sell some to prisons to combat this "growing epidemic". This is the same company that argued a few years back that the laws banning jammers are unconstitutional; at that point, it was targeting selling jammers to cops to block the use of phones as remote detonators. Maybe basing your business model on getting federal law changed isn't the wisest idea, eh guys?
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- DOJ Tells Forensic Experts To Stop Overstating The 'Scientific Certainty' Of Presented Evidence
- Donald Trump Doubles Down On Ted Cruz's Blatantly Confused And Backwards Argument Over Internet Governance
- House Intelligence Committee's List Of 'Snowden's Lies' Almost Entirely False
- House Intel Committee Says Snowden's Not A Whistleblower, 'Cause He Once Emailed His Boss's Boss
- You Can't Jam The Terrorist's Phones Without Jamming Everybody Else's