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testimony | 10.15.15

Re: Rates for Inmate Calling Services

Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights et al, including Data & Society

The FCC capped rates for long-distance calls in 2013 but did not address in-state call rates. Before the Federal Communications Commission’s vote on a proposal to cap prison calling rates and fees for in-state calls, 26 organizations, including Data & Society, signed onto a letter to FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler urging him to ensure reasonable inmate calling rates.

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