George Joseph is a criminal justice reporter at The Appeal. His work has appeared in outlets such as ProPublica, The Guardian, Foreign Policy, and The Verge. Text him on the secure phone app Signal at 929-282-2471.
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The voice-print technology allows authorities to mine call databases and cross-reference the voices of individuals prisoners have spoken with.
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