It's completely different. He's had SSLSniff listed on there for awhile now. All requests made to SSLStrip now redirects to the index page. Maybe he doesn't want to exceed his bandwidth?
"So they told me that using the download page to download something was not something they anticipated." Microsoft in a nutshell.
they started to realize how poorly it was designed so far, so they released it hoping someone else would steal it and take the fall for their mistakes. Then, they can sue them for "stealing" it, and attempt to improve on it from examining all the flamed feedback the thieves received.
Oh, this doesn't surprise me at all.