Trump’s FCC Refused to Fight For Lower Prison Phone Rates. Now, Inmates Will Pay.

""This court decision is a disaster for families of incarcerated people, a large percentage of whom are low-income and people of color," Malkia Cyril, co-founder and executive director of the Center for Media Justice, a nonprofit digital rights group, told Motherboard. "In refusing to defend its own decision to reduce the cost of calls from prison, Trump's FCC chairman Ajit Pai went above and beyond to defend predatory private interests, hurting America's most vulnerable population, children with an incarcerated parent.""