With the passing of time, both the dawn and the golden age of the internet are both long since things of the past. Much like the expiration of early automobiles, collectors have found outrageous value in clinging to the past, and AOL startup discs are no exception. This week, Todd Farmer of West Chester, PA, sold his mint-condition AOL 1.0 startup disc for over $9,000 in an online auction.
Hell … he couldn’t convince me to take it, if he paid me $10K … ewww … aol …
I have to wash my hands just from thinking about it.
Or … maybe he could pay me, and I’d just give the wrong mailing address … Bwuhahahahahahhaa!