NFT “Birth of Wikipedia” Sold For $750,000
Auction house Christieʼs on December 15 completed the auction for NFT “The Birth of Wikipedia”. The first version of the online encyclopedia sold for $750,000.
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales’s personal computer also was sold on auction, the price jumped up to $187,500. However, it is not known who bought these lots.
After the sale, the Wikipedia home page is going to be placed on the Internet. Five minutes after editing, it will revert to its initial state. The new owner has the right to close access to the page or prohibit its editing.
As previously was reported, all the funds raised during the auction will be directed to charity and the development of the social network WT.Social.