18 abr 2021 11:31 GMT
A digital work by former US National Security Agency and CIA contractor Edward Snowden was sold this week as a non-fungible token (NFT) for 2,224 Ethereum (just over $ 4.7 million). current rate), as part of a auction which seeks to raise funds for the Freedom of the Press Foundation, which supports press freedom.
The digital asset is the first NFT produced by Snowden and contains all of a historic court decision which rules that the mass surveillance of the National Security Agency violated the law. The work entitled ‘Stay Free’ (‘Stay free’, in Spanish) plays with the text to form the face of the complainant in the center and bears his signature.