a strong correlation between weakened prisoner bonds
with their community and family, and the likelihood that they would re-offend,3
the Federal Bureau of Prisons sought to expand inmate telephoneaccess
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. For instance, some would
argue that a telephone number itself does not identify a person, but rather a
household. The careful choice of the phrase “individually identifiable” instead of
of telephonerates” and
that “Congress has given the FCC explicit statutory authority to regulate
inmate payphone services in particular.” (App. 6, 8). Regarding plaintiffs’
concerns about site commissions
into account that the two largest ICS providers are no longer making commission
payments for interstate ICS telephone calls.
Petition to Expand Pay Tel Waiver, pg. 6.
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decision date of November 21,2013.
Dated: November 14,2013
BY: ~ ~
G. David Carter
Arent Fox LLP
1717 K Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
dismissed an equal protection challenge to ICS site
commission arrangements on primary jurisdiction grounds, explaining:
A claim of discriminatory tariffed telephonerates is precisely the
kind of claim