Published on 08-08-2013 05:45 PM
FCC to consider limiting costs of prison phone calls
The FCC is considering rate caps and other changes to help families shouldering high costs for phone calls from prison inmates.
By Christine Mai-Duc
August 8, 2013, 5:00 a.m.
When Alicia and Eric's son was arrested nearly 2,000 miles from their Southern California home, they sat by the phone, waiting to hear from him. It finally rang, and soon became their lifeline; it was how they learned he was fine