NFT of the World Wide Web's source code sells for $5.4 million

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee auctions the source code for the World Wide Web as an NFT at Sotheby's on June 29, 2021 in New York City.

NFT season is still going strong.

The NFT of the source code for the World Wide Web, auctioned by WWW inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has sold for $5,434,500 at a Sotheby’s auction. It was put up for sale on June 23, with a starting bid of $1,000.

According to Sotheby’s, the proceeds from the sale will benefit initiatives that Sir Tim and Lady Berners-Lee support.

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“The process of bringing this NFT to auction has offered me the opportunity to look back in time to the moment I first sat down to write this code 30 years ago, and reflect on how far the web has come since then, and where it could go in the decades to come. I am thrilled that the initiatives Rosemary and I support will benefit from the sale… Read More

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