Originally Posted by mammikoura
I think when you buy it you get 1 year of free updates, and then it's like $30/year for updates.
Yeah, that is when you buy a leased license.
And this isn't a pirate copy of Vbulletin, it's listed on the site listing on vbulletin.com. They make you list your site url when you buy Vbulletin.