lucy24 - 11:48 pm on Apr 20, 2013 (gmt 0)
Cut to the chase:
How does the search engine know that you picked up the phone, called the prestigious .edu site and said Psst! I give student discounts -- as opposed to just cropping up on a list generated by a work-study student assigned to call every business in town and ask if they give student discounts?
:: pondering the fact that probably every software vendor in the world offers academic pricing ::