What would it take to disrupt the academic environment? This opinion piece in Medium.com guides us through the business practices of academic publishers and how, despite the advent of the digital evolution, traditional publishers have thrived.
These are companies who buy companies to decrease the cost and increase the profits and sell them again in two years. This is to whom we scholars are voluntarily handing our work. Are you going to trust them? These are people who are in business to make the most profit.