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World’s first SMS to be auctioned in Paris

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The world’s first SMS is being auctioned as a digital piece of history on Tuesday. The Short Message Service item is going under the hammer at the Aguttes auction house in Paris as a non-fungible token (NFT), meaning it has a digital certificate of authenticity and is considered the original. Whoever has the code – secured by blockchain technology – will verifiably be the digital owner of the SMS. Vodafone programmer Neil Papworth sent the message in December 1992 to a colleague who received it while he was at the company Christmas party. The message reads “Merry Christmas.” Such digital certi…

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