This page is strongly inspired by that of Paul Zimmermann on the same topic.

Why I refuse to review papers submitted to author-pays journals?

When I am sollicited to review a paper submitted to an author-pays journal (i.e., with a publication fee), I refuse to act as a reviewer because I don't agree with this publication mechanism.
I also refuse to review papers submitted to "hybrid open-access journals", because institutions pay twice for such journals: once for being able to get a copy of papers submitted and/or published through the classical way, and another time when submitted papers through the open-access way. Hybrid journals for which I refused to act as a referee are:

Some links: