Is it just me ?
"The practice of so-called warrantless wiretapping came to light after the New York Times reported in December 2005 "
And what, exactly, did the good burghers of the USA think the NSA were doing *before* that ?
Is there seriously anyone in the US who honestly believed that the NSA was only ever spying on foreign interests and foreign nationals ?
I mean come one, you don't need an organisation that large just to nobble a few puny French aerospace deals.