Well, sorta.  I know this article said that these were “never-disclosed figures”, but why is it that they seem so incredibly familiar?  I KNOW I’ve read the claim, that fewer than 100 people inside the US have been monitored, sometime in the last year or so.  (Too bad I don’t have a URL for a quote)

SPY CHIEF SHARES SURVEILLANCE SECRETS

The man in charge of keeping the nation’s secrets has let a few out. National
Intelligence Director Mike McConnell raised eyebrows by revealing previously
classified details about government surveillance in an interview with a Texas
newspaper.

As for the rest, I don’t know what he told that Texas newspaper, but the part that appears in this story is old news.

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