Originally Posted by apex
It is still possible to register, but you will get a key on another name... long story, but the programmer is no more able to generate personally keyfiles and he did not allow anyone to repair his A3000 to save the data. So just look in an old bbs collection for a working key, it will hurt nobody.
Well, even if it's with different name, the money and the key are transferred. The money part is left out in your suggestion... even if you think it doesn't hurt anyone. Granted, it looks that he doesn't care that much anymore...