Don't publish with IEEE!
Connotea Imports 2012-07-31
Undated. "Before you read this page, you should understand (1) authors putting papers online to benefit readers, (2) commercial publishers using copyright to limit #1, and (3) authors dedicating papers to the public domain as one way to stop #2. I have a separate page discussing these issues. It turns out that, in response to #3, IEEE is overriding its scientific referees and flat-out refusing to accept public-domain papers...."