Fortunately I managed to order mine just before they dissolved. Should of asked for a batch thinking back, hehe. Took a while to actually get ownership of it since they jumped all around the player base when they went on the market etc.
If a use was coded for it before it became available again in R&D, its possible the DC would be handed out, but don't bet anything on it.
Oh Great Admins. You are the Creator of All. You move the Stars with just a thought. May you shine your planet warming smile down to This humble Faction. Allow them the access to your kindly given Resources.