This is fascinating[1].

Anyone who knows anything about copyright law laughs their arses off, of course (and here's a primer for anyone who needs it[2]).

But this *is* dangerous. A lot of people have no clue, copyright is byzantine in its complexity, and it just takes a few ill-informed judges to make this into a thing. And coinbros will push their bullshit, whether they know they're wrong or not.

[1] source: nitter.eu/SaeedDiCaprio/status
[2] NFTs and copyright: tecc.media/claim-nfts-make-it-

But it's even more fascinating than that. As the anarchist adage goes: "property is theft". NFTs are perhaps a great exemplification of that.

Basically, for a particular kind of private property to exists, there must be a broad consensus that something *can* be "owned", there must be some kind of record of ownership", and there must be some enforcement of that "ownership".

NFTs pretend to provide a record of "ownership" for something that never really had one: digital art.

Now, bros are trying… 2/?

@rysiek I do wonder if the initial screen grab is fake, I mean is anyone REALLY that dumb? I mean, probably yes but I tend to question this kind of thing. I just right clicked me a rare new profile pic. I'll see where this wave takes me.

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@mxtthxw I'd love to have your belief in humanity. Having dabbled in online copyright-related stuff for about a decade, I don't have that luxury...

Anyway, enjoy:
twitter.com/LazyLionsNFT

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