Should money be spent on costly MIXCIR technology to help eliminate drugs / mobile phones in prisons? Click on ‘see result’ for story.

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  • dao

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    Discussion 12 : 07 Oct 2012 at 23.2812

    Why do the inside of prisons need a mobile signal ? Most condos barely get one . Phone problem solved .Punish guards who help prisoners .Drug problem solved .

  • robins

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    Discussion 11 : 07 Oct 2012 at 17.5811

    The security needs should be studied by someone competent, honest and financially disinterested, and appropriate equipment procured. It may or may not be "MIXCIR."

  • Discussion 10 : 07 Oct 2012 at 14.0310

    Thailand has the sixth highest total prison population IN THE WORLD (Pocket World in Figures, 2012 Edition, The Economist). The statistic indicates something seriously wrong with the penal system of Thailand. It cannot be remedied by mere technological gadgetry. Only a serious reform of the judicial and penal system will bring results.

  • Discussion 9 : 06 Oct 2012 at 18.319

    Technology is never the solution when corruption is a part of the problem. Make (and enforce) the penalty for corruption so severe that no one will want to participate. Then just use signal jammers to block the signal. Only then will there be a path towards reform and possibly rehabilitation.

  • Discussion 8 : 06 Oct 2012 at 16.468

    I am not sure on this poll. If the technology is available, then why not use it? Blocking signals works, so do the detectors. Will the outlay pay back with safer and lower supervision expense ? I have no idea. Isn't prison supposed to be a punishment to criminals and not "business as usual" ? I can't see rehabilitation efforts being aided if the inmates are ruling the roost. Clean up the prisons and maybe we can get positive results. They are not all life time losers.

  • Discussion 7 : 06 Oct 2012 at 16.237

    @discussion 3 - I clicked and it took me straight to the story.

  • khunbj

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    Discussion 6 : 06 Oct 2012 at 15.196

    Build some more prisons instead, the present ones are overcrowded already.

  • Discussion 5 : 06 Oct 2012 at 12.275

    Sure, why not? Lots of money goes down the toilet all the time on useless ideas this is no different.

  • Discussion 4 : 06 Oct 2012 at 12.164

    Another ill-conceived and pointless poll. The issue is far too complex, for 'yes', 'no'. At least there are 5 informed voters!

  • Discussion 3 : 06 Oct 2012 at 10.053

    "Click on ‘see result’ for story." The click does NOT lead to the story, but to another link...
    Why not provide a DIRECT link to the story. The answer is plain and simple - and not at all pretty: because the BP wants to generate extra clicks = extra advertising income.

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