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 November 1, 2010  Posted by  Misc

Nick Saint writes:

Finally, we’ve found the privacy line that people still aren’t willing to cross: public voicemail.

In June, we wrote about a startup called Audioo which lets you automatically publish your voicemail to the web. Audioo was actually the side project of AudioMicro — a less attention-grabbing, but actually profitable startup selling stock sound effects.

Today, AudioMicro is putting Audioo up for sale on eBay, admitting that the service hasn’t taken off, and that the team needs to focus on its real job.

Among the reasons CEO Ryan Born cites for Audioo’s failure to gain traction, he includes the fact that “we’ve seen a general reluctance by individuals to make private messages public.”

Read more on Business Insider.

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