Strange journal invitations popping up in my inbox every day

Jeffrey Beall's bookmarks 2016-06-29

Summary:

Unless you are incredibly lucky, your mailbox will regularly be flooded by spam. By the early 2010s, academia had acquired its very own type of spam: emails soliciting the respondent to submit a paper to the journal mentioned in the email. Unfortunately, spam filters don’t seem to have caught up with this very targeted type of spam yet

Link:

http://www.harzing.com/blog/2016/04/Strange-journal-invitations-popping-up-in-my-inbox-every-day

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Tags:

oa.new oa.predatory

Date tagged:

06/29/2016, 13:49

Date published:

06/29/2016, 09:49