Lawyer Asks For Wal-Mart Surveillance Records

Law360, New York (April 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A lawyer representing female employees of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in a sex discrimination case has asked the retailer to disclose whether his clients were targets of the company’s surveillance activities.

Recently, a fired security operative revealed that Wal-Mart had asked its internal security group to keep an eye on shareholders, protestors and employees.

Bruce Gabbard talked to reporters from the Wall Street Journal, outlining the Threat Research and Analysis Group’s activities—including sending an undercover operative to spy on protest groups and hacking into the Web sites...
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