NFTs leading a new form of piracy, and this artist says her work's been stolen thousands of times

2022/01/12 18:34:00

NFTs leading a new form of piracy, and this artist says her work's been stolen thousands of times

NFTs leading a new form of piracy, and this artist says her work's been stolen thousands of times

The artist said one unknown user listed her work thousands of times before OpenSea took down the listings.

She paints pieces generally inspired by Vincent Van Gogh's"Starry Night," just. For example, one piece features the Las Vegas sign, and another shows a cow jumping over the moon.Her work has been stolen and sold on Amazon or elsewhere many times,

, and then last week an unknown user put tens of thousands of her pieces for sale on OpenSea as non fungible tokens, aka NFTs.In an email to Insider, she said 37 of the pieces were sold before OpenSea, themassive online marketplacefor buying and selling NFTs, removed the listings. 

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