Should Prisoners Have Access to the Internet?

If a convict doesn’t have access to the internet, it is believed they have a hard time integrating themselves back into the community that existed while they were away. The participation they have in the civilian community is put in limbo because they are not aware of the changes going on around the world.

When these individuals are deprived of the online world, they have to rely on older communication methods, such as snail mail. Currently, only four states allow some type of limited internet access (Florida not included) to prisoners.

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