The relationship between mainstream publishers and academics (authors, editors) in North America resembles the relationship between the king and serfs in the Middle Age. I discuss why this situation is no longer acceptable and outline a possibility of change.
"Journal Self-Citation XVIII: A Tale of Kings, Serfs, and Liberation,"
Communications of the Association for Information Systems:
Vol. 25, Article 18.
Available at: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol25/iss1/18