There were two "reputable" publishers listed -- if I mentioned their names, you'd think "publishing establishment" -- who have
Did I get paid for these? Did anyone ask me if I minded?
That would be "no." Twice.
Someone is raking in some coin by selling archived material to these companies. And many others, I might add. I know who the "someone" is. But, alas, I learned some time ago that I have no recourse; there is no action in law that protects my rights.
A large music company with a full fleet of lawyers can rake individuals over the coals for downloading/sharing music files. They can get large judgments from the miscreants, too.
To my knowledge, the number of articles I've written that are being republished without my permission or any further payment runs into three figures now.
The anger just goes on and on.