theSpoke.net is offering:

  • Visual Studio 2005
  • SQL Server 2005
  • Visual SourceSafe 2005
  • Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic - Full Download
  • Windows Server 2003 Standard
...to current students in many countries who are willing to prove their student status (for instance, with a NUS card), and are willing to pay £20.

Downloads (at least of vs2005) are in iso form, pre-serialed, no activation required.

It's linked from Microsoft's Acedemia minisite, so it's probably not hoax.

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