I was told it is protected so that only those with a kit can access it, you were given the password after buying a kit or an existing car.
Maybe this was so that you didn't discover the dirt on how bad RTR were until you had skin in the game.
Even with the name change this does not appear to have changed with builders still waiting for parts many months after paying for them, a year for suspension bushes ffs.
It is true that a leopard can call itself anything it likes but it can't change its spots.
On a brighter note it would seem that you still can get to see the world as a cruise ship ivory tinker.
“Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body. But rather, to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming .... WOW what a ride.”