Day: January 10, 2023

On January 5, 2023, President Biden signed into law the Martha Wright-Reed Just and Reasonable Communications Act of 2022 (the “Act”), which gives the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) unprecedentedly broad powers over inmate calling services (“ICS”) providers. The Act empowers the FCC to regulate in-state inmate calling rates; previously, the Commission could …

New Law Significantly Expands the FCC’s Powers Over Inmate Calling Service Providers; Carceral Communications Equipment Manufacturers Are Also Impacted, and Continued Role of State Governments Remains Unclear Read More »