timothy from the solidarity-brother dept.
First time accepted submitter trombonehero writes "Prominent Computer Science researchers from Google, Microsoft and UC Berkeley are starting to sign the 'Research Without Walls' pledge, promising to never be involved in peer review for a venue that does not make publications available to the public for free. Others have madesimilar pledges in isolation; could this be the start of something big?"
The reason that every major university maintains a department of
mathematics is that it's cheaper than institutionalizing all those people.