Predatory journals and dishonesty in science

A Dermatology Journal warns about magazines impersonating known journals to potential authors.


Predatory magazines are created by unreliable publishers who, after collecting a fee, publish the submitted paper in the Open Access (OA) formula without providing substantive control. For the purpose of “encouraging” authors to submit their work, they often impersonate existing periodicals by using a similar-sounding title, a similar webpage, and copied names of editors of the editorial board. They also offer credits close in name to the Impact Factor. The purpose of such activity is to deceive authors and to earn money in an unfair manner. This contribution presents mechanisms used by such journals and includes suggestions for protection from the duplicity and the subsequent disappointment of publishing, often for an exorbitant fee.

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There is also a fake IPCC Report about climate change called the NIPCC.

The NIPCC study is fraud.  If you look at the IPCC report page by page against the NIPCC report they look the same.

Of course the text is diffetent. The NIPPC is full of  falshoods.

The IPCC's Latest Report Deliberately Excludes and Misrepresents Important Climate Science.


Climate Science & Policy Watch reports  Heartland Institute and it's NIPCC report fail the credibility test.

NIPPC report vs IPPC report.

Everything from the Gas, Oil, and Coal Think Tank The Heartland Institute (including politicitians) are corrupt.

For what it's worth Aaron Swartz was fighting  in attempt to make  medical journals. open source.

It's criminal what Congress did by privitizing medical journals, that were already paid for by the taxpayer.

It's no wonder there are fake medical publications.

Read the links of Aaron Swartz and Medical journals if interested.

I become to upset to write about things I think others should know .

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