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  How Does IPTV Work? As technology continues to advance, more and more people are shifting away from traditional media, and towards the internet and all the services, available on it. Instead of reading the newspaper, people read their news online, instead of buying physical copies of a music album, many use streaming services, and … Source: Scholarly Open AccessPublished on 2019-08-16By Stef Brezgov Wacky Open-Access Publisher Launches with 61 New Journals Another pay-to-publish, open-access publisher has appeared: Lawarence Press. … Read More

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  Two Print Journals Completely Hijacked by Online Hoodlums Two print journals that didn’t have websites have had their identities completely stolen. Unknown persons have created impostor websites using the identities of the journals Wulfenia and Archives des Sciences. The fraudsters have created new websites and have copied the titles, ISSNs, and even the mailing addresses of the established journals. The bogus … Source: Scholarly Open AccessPublished on 2019-08-14By Stef Brezgov OMICS Publishing Launches New Brand with 53 Journal Titles India-based OMICS Publishing … Read More

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  Ridiculous OA Journal Launches with Ridiculous Title The world’s newest open-access journal is the Integrated Journal of British (IJBRITISH). If the journal’s name strikes you as strange, that’s because it is strange, just like the journal’s other aspects. Though the title implies a U.K. base, the journal makes no effort to mask its true headquarters location (as many South Asian OA publishers … Source: Scholarly Open AccessPublished on 2019-08-12By Stef Brezgov Sudanese Researcher Falls Victim to Questionable Publisher Our friend Ravi Murugesan, a Mumbai-based … Read More

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  New official translations of CC legal tools published for Korean and Czech The version 4.0 license suite and CC0 are now available in Korean as a result of the collaborative work of CC Korea volunteers. The 4.0 licenses are also now available in Czech, thanks to the work and leadership of CC community members from the Czech Republic.  For the Korean translations, … Source: Creative CommonsPublished on 2019-08-05By Sarah Pearson Icelandic Journal Latest Victim of Journal Hijacking The old … Read More

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  Icelandic Journal Latest Victim of Journal Hijacking The old print journal Jökull, published in Iceland since 1951, has been hijacked. The hijackers set up two bogus web sites for the journal and are accepting article submissions. In earlier blog posts, I reported the identity thefts of two print journals, namely, Archives des Sciences and Wulfenia. In a journal hijacking, the culprits target … Source: Scholarly Open AccessPublished on 2019-07-26By Stef Brezgov Should Journalists Cite Material from Predatory Journals? by Robert Calin-Jageman and Jeffrey Beall Society … Read More

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