FBI Boss: Your Crypto Is Confusing to Me

Article/Op-Ed in The Daily Beast
July 9, 2015

Using encryption, Comey said, persons of interest could “go dark” and communicate without law enforcement being able to eavesdrop. He was unable to provide any statistics on how often the FBI encounters this problem. But according to the latest numbers from the federal government, only 22 of the 2,275 wiretaps authorized by state judges in 2014 ran into encryption issues.