Prisoners’ Rights: Access to Computers and the Internet

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Zeleznikow, John ORCID: 0000-0002-8786-2644 and Geary, J (2015) Prisoners’ Rights: Access to Computers and the Internet. Journal of Law and Governance, 10 (4). 39 - 50. ISSN 2206-088X


The purpose in this paper is to provide an overview about prisoners' rights to utilize the Internet and security concerns that may arise with this. It is argued that prisoners should have limited access to the Internet, for such purposes as education, to maintain contact with their families, and to utilise information sources that may be located outside their institutions

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Item type Article
DOI 10.15209/jbsge.v10i4.869
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Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1801 Law
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Business
Keywords Australia prisoners; internet access; human rights; security risk
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