Who uses cracked WinRAR ?

I kept seeing a lot of posts here and there throughout time across the p2p networks with cracked versions of WinRAR. These cracked versions contained basically a registry key and by the looks of it after all these years the developers behind WinRAR didn’t bother changing the algorithm to make the crack more difficult.

And I’ve always wondered why is that, because cracked WinRAR means lost sales or at least that’s how anti-piracy folks seem to think. Then I’ve found this which basically explains it all:


via reddit