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Access To The Media and The Right To Blog

After explaining the intricacies of the prison adjudication process last month I was unsure which PSI to delve into next. I toyed with the idea of following up with the Incentives and Earned Privileges scheme since this is often used as a secondary disciplinary measure (despite stating in itself that it is separate and distinct from the disciplinary system), but then the answer fell right into my lap. A fellow blogging prisoner (who I cannot name for reasons which will become clear) tried to send out a letter containing his latest posts for his people to put online for him, but it was stopped by security. This directly contradicts not just the Prison Service Instruction on prisoner communications, but also the one on access to the media. So it is this PSI I will focus on today, with specific focus on blogging in particular.

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