World Wide Web code up for auction as NFT

The original World Wide Web code is up for auction as an NFT

with bids starting at just $1,000

Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989

revolutionizing the way humans share and create information

"Why an NFT? Well, it's a natural thing to do ... when you're a computer scientist and when you write code and have been for many years. It feels right to digitally sign my autograph on a completely digital artefact." Tim Berners-Lee's statement

The digitally signed NFT includes:

the original source code

an animated visualization

a letter written by Berners-Lee

a digital poster of the full code from the original files

Sotheby's will run the online auction from June 23-30

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