More than 2 million people still pay for AOL dial-up

Technically Incorrect: AOL’s quarterly earnings report throws up a glorious statistic about how slow some are to change their habits.

I don’t know anyone who does it, but perhaps you do.

I have a distant memory of disks arriving in my mailbox for free, a whiny noise that sounded like it was coming from an alien drone and thinking: “Why do people do this?”

But perhaps you’re one of the 2.1 million people who still have AOL dial-up service and actually pay for it.

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