Description

This edition includes the effects of massive computerization on the collection, storage, and reporting of personal data. For investigations and back-ground checks of any type, this outstanding volume tells how to hire reliable employees, sell to solvent customers, and purchase from reliable vendors. Carroll also examines troubling issues of ethics, accuracy, and privacy in our age of electronic information transfer.

Key Features

Discusses the way the nation collects, stores, and uses personal information. Addresses the ethical questions about how personal data should be used. Highlights the changes in information collection brought about by computers.

Table of Contents

Introduction Personal Records: An Overview Investigatory Credit Reporting Agencies Law Enforcement Information Systems In-File Reporting Agencies Credit Card Security Motor Vehicle and Other Government Records Medical Records Student Records Personnel Investigations The Issue of Privacy Appendices

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Electronic ISBN:
9780080943640
Print ISBN:
9780750690188

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