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  1. Papahyooie

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    Im interested in buying a technet subscription. My question is, I've heared of people using these subscriptions for personal use (ie on home computers.) According to their terms of service this seems to be okay, but "sketchy," possibly against the terms because it isn't being used in a testing environment. Does anyone have any experience with this? They're not going to revoke my subscription or something for using it in this way right?
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    negative
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    negative as you cant use it like that, or negative as in they're not going to revoke it?
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    negative as in they're not going to revoke it

    i think thats what he ment.....
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    If they say anything, you could always state it is for educational puposes. In fact, I've been told it's tax deductable as an education expense.
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    You are not supposed to use it in this fashion. However they are not going to revoke your subscription if you do, in fact they have no way of knowing...
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    Thats what I figured... "evaluation and testing" after all is a pretty wide term...
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    I've been using keys from technet on about 4 rigs over the past year with no problem. But they all use the same IP address - if that matters. I think it's sort of understood as long as you don't abuse it - like handing out keys to friends and shit.
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    Feel free to stop by our TechNet Subscribers Club (link in my signature) if you want any more info!
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