Watch where you donate your time

I just declined to referee an article because I was too busy and because the journal was TA and I only referee for OA journals.

But after I clicked "send" on my reply, I realized that I have a third reason not to referee for certain publishers, and it would apply even if I were willing to referee for TA journals. I will not referee for a publisher belonging to the Association of American Publishers unless the publisher has publicly disavowed the AAP's position <http://goo.gl/aaVnw> on the Research Works Act <http://goo.gl/aGIWm>.

If you feel the same way, please go public with your decision. Here are the publishers belonging to the AAP, <http://publishers.org/members/>.

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