Hyperallergic: Artists Say Plagiarized NFTs Are Plaguing Their Community

Hyperallergic: Artists Say Plagiarized NFTs Are Plaguing Their Community. “Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have opened up previously unimaginable possibilities for many artists, allowing them to create or “mint” unique artworks and reach a global collector base at the click of a button. But the growing popularity of these digital assets, whose authenticity and proof of ownership are ostensibly secured by their existence on the blockchain, has been accompanied by a rise in reports of so-called ‘NFT theft’ — artists having their work plagiarized, minted as an NFT, and even sold to buyers who believe they are acquiring the real deal.”

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