Well, the appendix is a good example of the conservative nature of evolutionary change. There are more than a few genetic traits that have no evolutionary advantage and yet still persist, like attached earlobes or the ability to roll your tongue.
1. repulsive or distasteful.
2. excessively sweet or sentimental.
3. unsophisticated or old-fashioned.
4. sticky; viscid.
(According to dictionary.com)
By the same logic that mime artist who performs on the high street has a right to be paid by everyone who sees his act
hire a venue, charge people to watch your act, and hope they come...
perform in public, and hope they pay...
Published works should be the same : give me something physical and hope I am willing to pay for it, or give it away and ask for payment if they like it...
The current copyright system works on the principle of selling something that people are forced to pay for when they don't need to
Chairman of the Bored.