Why does the US still even have the Death penalty?
It's all about revenge. The american people are thirsty for blood. It's a dark truth that watching people die can be very satisfying, once you've been relieved from the burden of conscience.
That is only partly correct. GEMA indeed owns music written by their members. If you beome a member, you basially sign away all rights of all music you have written in the past and will ever write in the future to them. You literally no longer own your own compositions.
As a return, you get paid according to a convoluted fixed tariff system that heavily favours top-40 producers, deducts up to 80% of fees, gets paid out with up to two years of delay - and the exclusivity of the deal leads to absurd situation like artists having to pay for your own concerts.
In addition to that, GEMA also acts as a collection agency for foreign copyright organisations who have granted GEMA collection rights through IFPI.
Because skilled directors and camera operators have learned in the last 100 years of movie making history which kind of camera movements work, and painstakingly avoid those which don't work with low framerates.
I think it's only fitting, keeping in mind, that in the old Amiga/Atari days, booting directly into your games was an absolutely normal thing to do - hardware resources were scarce, and the last thing you wanted was sharing RAM and precious CPU cycles with an OS running in the background.
You could as well ask "how to deliver a vinyl record online while avoiding piracy". The answer is simple: If you want your business to survive, you don't. You should rather develop a new product that actually makes sense on the medium you are about to move your business to.
"Aren't they also losing money by working with inefficient, outdated systems?"
No, they're not, because these days, newer versions of a software are commonly less efficient than the old version.
Oh, is the Oculus Groinal Attachment finally out of closed beta?
In fact it has been on the market for almost three years now: http://www.realtouchinteractive.com/
And yes, there are open source drivers. Here's the git repo. https://github.com/qdot/librealtouch
Now go, and make some awesome 3D haptic VR porn