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Hey, want to online date an inmate?

Meet-An-Inmate.com is adorned with often alluring pictures of those in jail who would really like to meet someone nice. Some might find this faintly chilling.

By May. 6, 2012

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Inmate sues over the 'right' to read Facebook from prison

Federal appeals court rejects inmate's claim of a First Amendment right to receive printouts of Facebook pages through the U.S. mail.

By Oct. 15, 2012

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Juror's bad-coffee tweets get death row inmate new trial

Several tweets--including "the coffee sucks here"--by a juror lead an Arkansas judge to order a new trial for a death row inmate convicted of murder.

By Dec. 8, 2011

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FCC puts cap on prison phone rates

The Federal Communications Commission passes an order that will limit how much phone companies can charge inmates for making calls, reining in what activists say are excessively high rates.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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For 1 in 3 teen girls, online meetings lead to offline encounters

Study of 251 girls ages 14 to 17 also finds that abused or neglected teens are more likely to portray themselves online in a sexual manner.

By Jan. 15, 2013

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Facebook to delete prison inmates' active accounts

Social-networking giant is working with prison officials to prevent inmates from using their user accounts to deliver threats or unwanted sexual advances.

By Aug. 9, 2011

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Honoring those who Facebooked themselves out of their jobs

The Facebook Fired blog is a painfully modern collection of stories memorializing those who are collecting unemployment thanks to posts on Facebook or similar public disclosures.

By Sep. 14, 2012

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Murderer's Facebook page boasts bong pics from prison

A convicted murderer in a medium-security prison posts Facebook pictures of himself, taken on a BlackBerry, with a knife, a bong, and even of his daughter shooting guns.

By Dec. 1, 2010

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Don't try bribing these robot prison guards

Telepresence robots are being deployed to a South Korean prison to help prevent suicides and violence among inmates.

By Nov. 27, 2011

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Sheriff wants inmates to pedal for TV rights

Joe Arpaio, who calls himself "America's toughest sheriff," is providing Arizona inmates with a new amenity: cable television. But they're going to have to pedal to get the TV to work.

By Apr. 8, 2010