Sunday, July 3, 2016

Wiretaps Stymied By Encryption Decreased in 2015

by Cory Bennett
Wiretaps encountering encryption dropped from 22 in 2014 to seven in 2015, according to a new report from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. The report also found that despite this decline, wiretaps overall went up 16 percent during that same time span, from 3,554 in 2014 to 4,148 last year. more (requires sign-in)