Wal-Mart's lawyers have an early holiday message for Web sites that post Black Friday ads ahead of their official release date: Don't do it.
Wal-Mart Stores said on Friday that its lawyers have sent
letters to the Web sites, saying publishing the ads before their
official November 19 release date violates Wal-Mart's copyrights and
To police the web sites, Wal-Mart has outsourced the effort to China, where workers will be paid 10 cents per site they take down. No, not really, but it wouldn't surprise us.