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World Wide Web source code NFT sells for $5.4 mn

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New York (AFP) – Tim Berners-Lee’s source code for the World Wide Web sold Wednesday for $5.4 million in the form of non-fungible token (NFT). Sotheby’s in New York organized the weeklong sale of the program that paved the way for the internet we know today more than 30 years after its creation. The lot included an animated version of Berners-Lee’s nearly 10,000 lines of code and a letter from the British-born computer scientist himself. “Ten years ago, we wouldn’t have been able to do this,” said Cassandra Hatton, vice-president at Sotheby’s, referring to the recent boom in NFTs. Hatton said …

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