Social-networking giant is working with prison officials to prevent inmates from using their user accounts to deliver threats or unwanted sexual advances.
Federal appeals court rejects inmate's claim of a First Amendment right to receive printouts of Facebook pages through the U.S. mail.
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.
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.
Jail authorities in India are testing a program in which computer-savvy inmates, including murderers, will man customer service call centers.
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.
A California death row inmate's fate may depend in part on his use of the word "hacker." Enrique Zambrano, a former Berkeley, Calif., bureaucrat, used it in letters to his then-girlfriend that were introduced as evidence in his trial.
The microblogging service lowers the barriers between author and reader, which for the author can be a bit uncomfortable.
In unity with the prison's inmates, the hacking group pledges to disrupt online activities at Guantanamo -- prompting the U.S. military to shut down the base's Wi-Fi.
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.