Just because we (or the vast majority) can't afford it won't necessarily mean it's no longer the best (or among the best) options.
Now this is the America I've come to expect: NASA is starting to make games about going into space instead of actually going into space. I'm sure some self-proclaimed 'Gen-Y expert" marketer somewhere is nodding and chuckling to himself while stroking a white cat nestled in his lap.
As if eBay doesn't have enough problems these days with Nigerian scammers and Chinese counterfeiters, now the IRS wants to remove the last shred of joy from selling on the auction site. Not that it's inappropriate -- sales are sales and income is income -- but I'm curious to see if eBay is even around in its current form by the end of 2008.