USB sticks are now available for fulfillment and could be sent free to some customers, according to an internal support document leaked to 9to5Mac.
A USB flash drive containing Lion recovery media is now available for fulfillment. Consult the "Lion fulfillment" section of the Support-Related Fulfillment (SRF) procedure for details.
● The ability to use this USB drive depends on how the customer purchased Lion and what computer they are using.
● Customers who are unable to use Lion’s built-in recovery tools may be eligible to receive the USB drive at no cost, as determined by Tier 2.