The P:Log Journal Scanning Device Allows Inmates to Post Online

By: Howard Wu - Published: Feb 12, 2010 • References: yankodesign
Since inmates are separated from society at correctional facilities, allowing the use of the P:Log device is supposed to be an innovative method of encouraging prisoners to use written communication as a therapeutic way to reduce the feeling of isolation.

The P:Log is basically a scanner, which allows inmates to post paper journals as anonymous public blogs, with prison officers acting as intermediaries.

Whether or not this idea works as a practical correctional technique remains to be seen, but some odd stories have surfaced, including Viagra handouts to prisoners on home leave! Stats for Prisoner Blogs Trending: Older & Chilly
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