There have been loads of articles on the recent Elsevier boycott. Here are a few to check out:
Whitfield, John. “Elsevier boycott gathers pace.” Nature. Feb. 9 ,2012.
“Rebel academics ponder how to break free of commercial publishers.”
Lin, Thomas. “Mathematicians organize boycott of a publisher.” New York Times. Feb. 13, 2012.
“More than 5,700 researchers have joined a boycott of Elsevier, a leading publisher of science journals, in a growing furor over open access to the fruits of scientific research. ”
Here’s the site to add your name.
“Academics have protested against Elsevier’s business practices for years with little effect.”