Predatory Publishers Lapping up Content

Recently, Gmail failed to filter out a spam email sent by a company called LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. I don’t usually receive these, as they land straight into my Junk box, so I googled the name of the company. It turns out, they are successful spammers, and have fooled many. Joseph Stromberg takes upon himself to investigate the shady world of pseudoacademic publishing by selling them his undergraduate dissertation in this exciting article: http://www.slate.com/articles/technology/future_tense/2014/03/lap_lambert_academic_publishing_my_trip_to_a_print_content_farm.3.html


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