@poetgrant Of course at some point, the law of supply and demand would still kick in, but from the perspective of those who pay for subscriptions far too late.
This is why the Open Access movement emerged, which is asking for policies from funding organizations (i.e. often the government) to mandate Open Access publication so that the disconnect between buyers and producers would be fixed.
From your perspective: What had gone wrong there, why did the law of supply and demand not work? (4/4)