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Submission + - A TouchPad for $US49? Maybe if you're Rick Astley (arnnet.com.au)

splitenz writes: A $US49 TouchPad site offers a lesson in social engineering — and Rickrolling ...
With geeks still scrambling to get their hands on the last of Hewlett-Packard's US$99 TouchPads, a $US49 deal just seems too good to be true.

And, as the thousand or so people who tried to buy cheap TouchPads on an HP look-alike website Tuesday learned, one should steer clear of things that seem too good to be true.

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A TouchPad for $US49? Maybe if you're Rick Astley

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