Before anything, I have to mention that I dislike Wal-Mart pretty intensely and am therefore totally biased against them. News link. A production company that worked with Wal-Mart for years producing video for internal consumption has made the videos public - for a price. $250 an hour to "research" Wal-Mart's dirty laundry. Wall-Mart offered to buy the videos and the company asked for $145 million or else they go public... Sounds like a scumbag move, blackmail essentially. Lawyers will comb the videos for a sniff of a lucrative class-action lawsuit and the production company rakes in the cash. Way to actually sink lower than Wal-Mart, guys. I don't think taking the videos public is wrong, but trying to gouge Wal-Mart for money and then charging lawyers a small fortune to look at them (charges that will get passed on to their clients) is really unethical.