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The Clock Is Ticking . . .

A word from the articles editor.

This story appears in the August 1998 issue of

Recently, one of our representatives took anorder for a subscription to Entrepreneur's HomeOfficeand, in doing so, attempted to enter the expirationdate 5/31/00. "Card has expired" flashed across thecomputer screen as the order-taker sat there, stumped. That littleflashing warning was as ominous as the Jaws theme song everwas.

It was our first personal encounter with the Y2K problem.

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