Why Every Drug Dealer Should Have an iPhone

April 4, 2013 | Kyle Chayka

Good news today for both Apple’s iMessage and the neighborhood drug dealer. The messaging service which allows users to send texts, sexts, photos, videos and group messages over Wi-Fi3G and LTE networks as an alternative to standard text messaging has provided quite a challenge for the Drug Enforcement Agency’s surveillance. An iMessage from one iPhone to another has proven to be nearly impossible to intercept due to its secure end-to-end encryption. While it may be hard to determine exactly how well it works, it seems to be doing its job: