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My opinion: Coercive citation [reviewers asking authors to add unnecessary references] is one of the major flaws of the peer-review process. It hinders a fair, unbiased and transparent editorial decision. One solution would be to add a label "Reference added post-peer review". Another solution would be to refrain from evaluating science and researchers according to their citation records [Sign DORA]

Reference: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.08.12.248369v1

Décret_n°2017-105_du_27_janvier_2017_version_consolidee_au_20170622.pdf
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