Profitability is a new enough concept at The Atlantic that some there seem almost giddy about it. Mr. Bradley asked his accounting department to find out which subscriber’s check officially put the company into the black. They pinpointed a woman from Livingston, Tenn., who sent in a $29.95 check for her renewal on Oct. 1. Mr. Bradley got her phone number off the check and called her to say thank you.
Wenn ich die Meldung richtig interpretiere, werden die Umsätze amerikanischer Unternehmen noch bis 2090 per Barscheck abgewickelt, um das fragile Internet nicht mit Finanztransaktionen zu belasten.