Yes, it is out there- but...
There is a vast difference between someone being able to view my work and copy it by hand into their work and someone being able to copy a person from my tree to theirs with the simple click of a mouse.
It is that single click copying that a great many object to.
It is probably the worst decision Ancestry has ever made. At least Roots web offers the option or allowing or not allowing a GEDCOM download.