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New Mexico Prisoner Faced 90 Days In Solitary Over Facebook Page

July 16, 2014

A New Mexico Corrections Department rule prohibits "third parties" -- in this case, it appears, Aldaz's family -- from providing indirect Internet access to inmates. Prison disciplinary proceedings regarding the Facebook page began on March 11. According to disciplinary records released to the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an online-rights group, Aldaz was recorded after that asking a relative in a phone call "to post a new picture of him or an old picture of him and to put on there about people keep on hating him."

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Huffington Post
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