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Some retail version of these software are marked as distribute in certain regions only. Is the activation locked to that region as well?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ I haven't personally tried it, but as far as I'm aware, activation is not region locked. It would be a very risky thing for them to do, as region detection is not completely reliable. \$\endgroup\$ Commented Feb 2, 2016 at 11:26
  • \$\begingroup\$ This isn't a guarantee but I have used "Distribute in US only" Adobe things here in Canada. I know we're the official attic for the US, but still… \$\endgroup\$
    – Stan
    Commented May 15, 2016 at 16:20
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    \$\begingroup\$ I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it should be directed to Adobe customer support. \$\endgroup\$
    – Philip Kendall
    Commented Feb 25, 2019 at 6:33
  • \$\begingroup\$ A Geoblock on activation would be nasty, since Geo-IP stuff has become full of false something-tives given how much ipv4 space is constantly traded around in tiny packages since it has gotten scarce :) \$\endgroup\$ Commented Feb 26, 2019 at 22:15

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