Governor Wants To Jam Prison Cell Phones

Governor Bentley and nine other governors want to use jamming devices to block prisoners from using cellphones. The phones are not allowed behind bars — but plenty of them are get smuggled into prisons where inmates use them to order crimes to be committed or make calls to intimidate people. Bentley and the other governor’s asking the FCC to allow the use of jamming technology in prisons to block cellphone signals.