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Cellphones: Preserving a tool, combating a threat
In less than a generation, mobile communications have evolved from a luxury item to an essential element of everyday life. With nearly 7 billion devices in use, mobile communications are nearly ubiquitous, impacting the way we work and live throughout the world every day. As the use of mobile cellular communications continues to expand rapidly, the federal government and Maryland must continue to keep pace with emerging technologies and enact policies that better enable legitimate use of cellphones, while preventing their illegal use.
By Ken North
May 23, 2013