FCC Seen Unlikely to Allow Cell Jamming in Prisons Despite DOJ Stance

Posted by | September 06, 2017 | | No Comments

Originally published in Communications Daily on September 6, 2017.

“‘The Communications Act doesn’t permit the FCC to authorize jammers and the DOJ can’t change that,’ said Fred Campbell of Tech Knowledge. ‘The correctional system shouldn’t have to resort to jamming to keep contraband cellphones out of prisons. If the correctional system can’t keep contraband cellphones out, how do they stop prisoners from obtaining contraband guns?'”