Spock sale sparks privacy concerns

07 Mag Spock sale sparks privacy concerns

ComputerWorld Blogs, By Lisa Hoover, May 4, 2009

There’s some hand-wringing going on over the recent announcement that Intelius, an online background check service has purchased Spock, a people search engine, for an undisclosed amount. Some say there’s a shady vibe that emanates from Intelius that may not bode well for Spock, but the big concern seems to be that this marriage signals a slippery slide toward an invasion of privacy.