Predatory publishing plumbing new lows

Hey look, I have unlocked a new level of predatory publishing fraud: someone out there is automating so aggressively that they are not just misspelling the title of my article and inventing an affiliation for me: they literally can’t be arsed to spell out my name.

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Of course, there is no one at King’s with this name, and this journal is thankfully not affiliated with the university in any way. Just for the fun of it, I asked King’s whether they would like to take legal action against “Dr Russell”. Meanwhile, the article in question is still free for you to read (and no, this is not a scam).

1 thought on “Predatory publishing plumbing new lows”

  1. I’m sure there’s loads of countries where your newly acquired surname is pronounced in the most interesting way for the German ear…


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