Maryland Prison to Test Cellphone Jamming Technology

According to a February 16 Wall Street Journal article, Maryland will be the site of the first federally sanctioned test of technology that can jam cellphone signals within a prison or jail.  The test results may influence legislation pending before both the United States House of Representatives and Senate to let States make use of the technology. The Federal Communication Commission can only allow federal agencies—not state or local authorities—permission to jam cellphone signals. But…

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