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Use the Spock API to conduct searches of people. Use the API to programmatically access Spock's comprehensive index of information about people on the web. Use the text, image, or URL read-only API results to build people-centric web apps. Search for people by name, aliases, or tags.

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Spock: Highlights

Summary
People search on the Web
Category
Search
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML
API home
http://www.spock.com/api 

Spock: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://www.spock.com/api/2/search.xml

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
API key  
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
spock.com  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
None  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
None specified 
Terms of Service
www.spock.com/do/pages/api_terms_of_use 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
No 

Support

Vendor API Kits
Query Builder tool available and Code samples for C#, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Java 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
Email address provided 
Console URL
 

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Mashups, Developers & Source Code

Developers using Spock[ Add me ]

  • BluePal
  • harshagarwal5

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Comments 

October 10, 2009
at 12:55
Comment by: krill

After Intelius bought Spock, a paid account is now required before even getting an API key.

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