Plagiarism and the role of publishers

I found out that I've been plagiarized word-by-word in a book chapter, and then that the entire chapter was created by copy-paste from various other liquid crystal books by other researchers. The worst thing is that the plagiarizing book is published by a major scientific publishing company, and it is even the same publisher as the article of mine that was plagiarized! It's a pretty alarming story about the state of publication ethics in the world today, and also that publishers are not taking their responsibility. Read Moreā€¦