Home › Social › People Search Engine Spock Acquired by Intelius By Nathania Johnson May 4, 2009 0 Comments Social Intelius has acquired Spock, according to Venture Beat. Intelius is a company that performs background checks. Spock is a people search engine. Spock launched in the summer of 2007. At first, Spock was open as an invitation-only beta. In August 2007, it launched to the public, with 1.5 billion people indexed.