TechWeb: Anymore Bids For Tech Support? Going, Going, Gone!

“QuestionExchange, a Boston start-up, said it plans on Tuesday
to launch a website for “name-your-price” support on open source

“Users having problems with Linux, the Apache Web server, and
other open source products will be able to post their questions to
the QuestionExchange website and either name the price they’ll pay
for an answer or ask experts to bid on what they’ll charge to
answer the question.”

Users front the fee to QuestionExchange, and then, when the
problem is solved to the user’s satisfaction, QuestionExchange
sends the money off to the expert, after skimming 5 percent off the
top as its own fee.


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