Intelius Acquires People Search Engine Spock

May 05, 2009


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Intelius, an information commerce company, purchased people search engine Spock. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Spock has raised $8 million in two rounds of venture financing. Intelius provides people search results and background checks based on data from public records, while Spock pulls its results from social networking sites and blog posts. Spock also finds information like websites, photos, videos, and blogs about people.

(www.intelious.com, www.spock.com)