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Hello Experts,

How come that
http://software-stocks.com/office-2010/microsoft-office-2010-professional-32-bit.html

can deliver the dutch full professional office 2010 version for 40% of the chaepest price in holland   (arond 400 euro) instead of 109 dollar?

Is this really legal?
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If it looks too good to be true... then it probably is - beware
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Delivery of Software purchased in our Store
5.1 The Client will receive an email notification (after a successful order) which contains all the necessary directions on how to get to the download area, how to get software downloaded and get it activated;

Nah, you're likely to get a download of a pirated version with a matching key.

Ignore the customer support page though.  The owner of the website is listed publicly as:


Registrant:
   Jay Adel
   XXXXX Jerries Lane
   Florissant, Missouri 63033
   United States

   Registered through: Cheap-DomainRegistration.com
   Domain Name: SOFTWARE-STOCKS.COM
      Created on: 13-Sep-10
      Expires on: 13-Sep-11
      Last Updated on: 13-Sep-10

   Administrative Contact:
      Adel, Jay  adel.jay 'at' XXXX.com
      XXXXX Jerries Lane
      Florissant, Missouri 63033
      United States
      (314) 398-XXXX  
   
(www.betterwhois.com)

Give them a call (or the Microsoft piracy hotline :))
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They could also be using a technet subscription to give out your key... it has 10 activations and then its useless... ive seen a few dodgy people use this as a money making scam.

They could also be using student discounts, or a employer program .. either way thats non a supported use.

I would stay clear to be honest, buy from a reputable dealer.
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Another scam site using the same template.  View the page source and you can see the links to the other server.
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Like everything else in life: If it seems too good to be true, 99.999% of the time, it IS too good to be true!
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Thanks

I get the message, but it does not hurt to look around ofcourse.
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