Prisoners in New York State will get tablet computers. A communications will give 54,700 tablets to prisoners. The prisoners will get online access. They will plug their tablets into kiosks. Prisoners will be allowed to email family and friends. They can also order approved music, and videos, and write of abuse. All of these will be carefully checked by prison .
Prisoner support welcomed the project. They said it was a " step forward". New York State officials said the tablets would help prisoners stay to their families and help relations with . Police officers are asking why are getting free tablets. They said it shows that pays. One officer said prisoners shouldn't get free tablets when little is done for and mentally people can't afford tablets.