‘NFTs and the Legitimizing Power of Copyright’

“The recent high-value sales of digital art NFTs (non-fungible tokens) by Beeple, and, even more recently, of a self-portrait NFT made by Sophia the Robot, signals the digital token’s acceptance as an attractive new asset for tech-savvy creatives. But avant-garde digital artists are not the only early-adopters of this craze and organizations like the NBA have made significant investments into NFTs. Last year alone, the total value of NFT transactions was $250 million. However, many critics question whether these ‘tokens’ are worth anything at all …” (more)

[Daniel Mayor, University of Miami Law Review, 4 April]

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