Jailhouse Webcam Experiment Nears the End
RENÈE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renèe Montagne.
When a jail in Tennessee decided to put in a Webcam several years ago, it was a hit. The live 24-hour video feed logged millions of viewers. Now, the show may be over. Some jailcam viewers phoned up female guards and harassed them. Others tracked inmate movements to deliver contraband. A jail in Arizona had already shut down its Webcam after inmates sued. The judge who ruled the webcam was humiliating.
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