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.
Travica, B. (2009). Journal Self-Citation XVIII: A Tale of Kings, Serfs, and Liberation. Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 25, pp-pp. https://doi.org/10.17705/1CAIS.02518