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Old St. Trick: Naughty Nomorobo traps telemarketers

By GREGORY ZELLER // ’Twas the month before Christmas, and all through the land, robocalls haunted every woman and man – until Santa stepped in, and exacted a little robo-revenge. Welcome to A Very Nomorobo Christmas, a slightly offbeat holiday tale that spritzes pine-needle scent all over a somewhat brilliant marketing scheme that gives customers (and potential customers) an entertaining reason to come back and visit, while adding whole new dimensions to “jolly” St. Nick….

Nomorobo-TWC marriage … but no ring

Nomorobo’s alliance with Time Warner Cable is off to a flying start – and more big deals are pending for the Mount Sinai startup. Within five days of Time Warner’s announcement that the Nomorobo telemarketing and robocall blocker was live and available for one-click activation for all Time Warner Cable Home Phone customers, more 3,500 customers had signed on. “Over 700 new people have clicked that button every day,” noted Nomorobo founder Aaron Foss. “A…