“In case anyone was wondering about the status of this: https://twitter.com/blahah404/status/736301738974646276, I can confirm it is true. See below.
Details and a partial list of “fake DOIs” here https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uTVHPI8r4VO31KihsyiBHsh_gp8jZ38fMvP5nP5XOkw/edit
If anyone on here is familiar with the registration of DOIs I’d love to have a conversation with you about whether this is a common practice.
Gabriel J. Gardner
Librarian for Criminal Justice, Linguistics, and Romance, German, Russian Languages & Literatures
California State University, Long Beach” (SCHOLCOMM-L)