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Even after collecting the fee, the APA will not deposit the published version of the article, will not allow OA release for 12 months, will not allow authors to deposit in PMC themselves (and bypass the fee), will not allow authors to deposit in any other OA repository, and will not allow authors to retain copyright.
Update (7/16/08). This morning the APA policy page deleted the language summarized above and replaced it with these paragraphs:
Update (7/16/08). Also see Kevin Smith's comment, Making Elsevier Look Good: