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Wikipedia Editors Have Voted Not to Classify NFTs as Art, Sparking Outrage in the Crypto Community

Following a public debate, a group of Wikipedia editors has voted not to categorize NFTs as art—at least for now. 
The row began last month, according to the crypto news outlet Cointelegraph, when editors of a page dedicated to the most expensive art sales by living artists questioned whether examples such as Christie’s $69 million sale of Beeple’s Everydays, or Pak’s $91.8 million NFT “merge,” should make the list. (Jasper Johns and Damien Hirst currently top the ranking.) Their conversation quickly took a turn toward semantics, with debaters wondering whether NFTs constituted tokens or if they represented artworks themselves.

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