The source code of Tim Berners-Lee’s world wide web has been sold in the form of NFT’s for $5.4mn in a week-long sale organized by Sotheby’s. The lot was inclusive of an animated version of Berners-Lee’s 10,000 line code along with a letter from Berners-Lee himself. Berners-Lee did not patent his work and made it available freely to everyone. A part of sales profit will be received by Berners-Lee which will be given off in charity.

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