Want someone to open your e-mail? Pay them — here’s how

Attention Auction is a new service that allows people to bid to get people to read their e-mail. Here’s how it works. “You find someone you want to contact, see how many other messages are in their inbox and how they are priced, and then bid for your message to get in the line,” TechCrunch ’s Michael Arrington wrote. “If your message isn’t read you can increase the price and push it higher in the queue. As a recipient you’ll see messages sorted from the highest pr…

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