Spying for the current economic war ( a war the USA could lose in the near future, if European leaders do get wiser than the 21 century tea party fools ), not much about terrorism.
Almost every country spy on other.
I bought my first Apple product even before known about Apple.It was the first 17 inch flat panel iMac, circa 2003. To this day i have noticed a crescendo of nonsense noises about Apple, more garingly from the Guardian.co.uk, the BBC both online and The BBC International. Late in the game is HuffingtonPost. As someone wrote, Apple success and biz strategy defies the belief of many people.