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    What does "unguarded" mean?

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    Everyone involved in academic publishing knows that it’s ina horrible mess. Authorsincreasingly see publishers as enemies rather than co-workers. And whilepublishers’ press releases talk about partnership with authors, unguarded comments on blogs tell a different story, revealing that the hostility ismutual. The Cost Of Knowledge boycottis the most obvious illustration of the fractious situation—more than 6000researchers have declared that they will not write, edit, or review forElsevier journals. But how did we get into this unhealthy situation? And howcan we get out?

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    Re: What does "unguarded" mean?

    Rash, ill-considered, unthinking, imprudent, unwise.

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    #3

    Re: What does "unguarded" mean?

    Thank you

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