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Digital Government by Darrell M. West

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CHAPTER 7

Citizen Use of E-Government

THE GENERAL PUBLIC is a crucial factor in the dissemination of new technology. Owing to how they think about and utilize technology, individuals either facilitate or constrain change. If consumers are open to new technology or adept at integrating new inventions into their lives, they are going to be more receptive than if they harbor negative views about technological innovation. In addition, their ability to pay for new technology affects the speed with which innovative creations diffuse among the population.

In looking at the history of technological change, for example, it is clear that some inventions have spread very slowly throughout the population, while others diffused much more rapidly. While there ...

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