Ethics in Technology

Which of these statements about the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) is true?

A. The NCIC databases contain about 40 million records.

B. Improper use of the NCIC has led to about 1 million false arrests.

C. Local law enforcement agencies enter most of the information that is in the NCIC databases.

D. The Department of Homeland Security is in charge of the NCIC.

OK. My textbook mentions A & B, so I am confused.

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  1. Yes, that would be confusing. I don't have any advice in such a situation. Which one is mentioned most prominently? Does the text make a big deal out of one or the other?

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