Originally Posted by xendula
^ they can't be making THAT much money off the content. This is crazy.
I read once that The New York Times could give every subscriber a new kindle for free and switch to digital only and save enough money by not running the presses and physical distribution chain to cover the cost of the kindles. Oh, sorry that was a new kindle EVERY THREE MONTHS! The vast majority of subscribers are not really up for eReaders yet, but eventually I think eReaders will become commonplace enough that physical distribution will go away. It might take a couple more decades but eventually.