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Video calling, a technology that should make it easier for families to stay in touch, is being used to eliminate human contact and create profits for both private companies and local jails. As a leader in the movement to regulate the predatory industry, we fight to protect families and reverse this harmful trend at the national, state, and local levels.

Our report:


We also collaborated with NYC comedians to challenge the industry's offensive claim that video visitation is "just like Skype" with 4 short videos:

Press coverage and editorial support

Blog posts

See also:

Our page about bringing fairness to the prison and jail telephone industry and other reports about video visitation

Federal Communications Commission briefings:

For years, we have been encouraging the Federal Communications Commission to bring fairness to the predatory video call industry and answering the FCC's questions about the technology and industry:



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