Indian jail will use inmates in banking outsourcing unit
From the “What-were-they-thinking?" department
Security guru Bruce Schneier on his “Schneier on Security” blog noticed this one:
Charlapally Central Jail, near the Andhra Pradesh state capital Hyderabad will set up a public-private partnership with Radiant Info Systems to put 200 inmates to work doing data entry and information processing FOR BANKS!
The unit will have round-the-clock staffing – three shifts of 70 staff each.
The inmates will receive the equivalent of $2.20-3.32 US per day. Normal prison wages are 33 cents per day.
Continues at Sunbelt Blog
Now this is not funny