State Government Telecommunications: Personal Technology as a New Public Commons

The development of personal technology and the application of this new power in a mobile environment is a key technological trend in telecommunications. For legislators and other public policymakers, this trend commands attention because of what is being created: a vast social commons. In this environment, state government policymakers will be required as never before to pay attention to the information security and integrity of individuals.

  Download this article in PDF

About the Author
Wayne W. Hall Jr. has worked with the NASTD—Telecommunications and Technology Professionals Serving State Government—for 15 years. He is currently the technology and research manager for NASTD.