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World Wide Web’s source code NFT sells for $5.4M at Sotheby’s

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The source code for the World Wide Web has been sold by the inventor for $5.4 million.

The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has sold an NFT of the web’s source code for $5.4 million at fine art auction house Sotheby’s.

While $5.4M is a significant sum, it’s a far cry from the $69 million record set in March for Beeple’s Everydays .Delphi Digital’s Piers Kicks said he’d been expecting a sale around $10M.

According to Berners-Lee, he and his wife will donate the proceeds of the auction to causes supported by the family.

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