Another little morsel in the curious case of the credulous publishers: Springer's membership of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association has been suspended.

Quoth the OASPA:

Given that the publication of these articles is evidence of a systematic problem with editorial processes, we have placed Springer's membership of OASPA ‘under review’, pending a thorough response and description of the steps that are being taken to strengthen the necessary processes.

Difficult to argue with that.