Amen. When I was at University, I used our library's ACM and IEEE access to get to lots of useful articles, so I know the value of having that access. But once I graduated, up came the paywalls, and up came my revulsion. It's not about the money - I waste more than the ACM membership fees funding offbeat kickstarters. While I'm still tempted every year by those ACM offers. I'm not going to support an organization dedicated to preventing the dissemination of information, not at any price.
There are still some avenues of research I occasionally need, and fortunately many authors retain the rights to self-publish or pre-publish on arXiv, so DuckDuckGo can still deliver them. Most surprisingly, Microsoft Research has made thousands of papers freely available.
Ironically, it's a lot like the old Windows / Linux argument, and Linux has shown that open source doesn't implicitly mean low quality.