Wood, Graeme
September 2010
Atlantic;Sep2010, Vol. 306 Issue 2, p86
The article discusses the prison system in the U.S., focusing on the failures of traditional incarceration. It explores the concept of supervised release programs including the use of monitoring systems, including those developed by BI Incorporated. The use of radio-frequency technology and Global Positioning Systems (GPS) are examined and the specificity with which devices can be programmed is discussed. The effects of constant monitoring on individuals is also explored.


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