Wikipedia editors recently voted against classifying NFTs as works of art.

Wikipedia editors recently voted against classifying non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as works of art.

This move, Wikipedia says, is due to the “lack of reliable sources of information.” This decision was made by the editors of the online encyclopedia.

However, the subject has not been completely eroded. Artists will actively comment on the subject of NFTs and their place in the art world. However, the time of the renegotiation is not yet known.

An editor who works under the nickname “Jonas” noted that Wikipedia cannot decide for itself what is considered art and what is not. He added that non-replaceable tokens already have their own category and that including NFTs in both fields does not seem appropriate. Of the six editors, five voted against the classification of the NFT as a work of art.

Wikipedia vs Cardano

In October 2020, Charles Hoskinson, the founder of the Cardano cryptocurrency ecosystem, accused Wikipedia of censorship and public lies. This happened after the digital encyclopedia removed the English-language page about his project. According to Hoskinson, Wikipedia’s moderators took this step because of a lack of “cryptocurrency academic footnotes and citations”.

Cardano’s head believes individual Wikipedia moderators are actually engaged in “commercial censorship.”

The Cardano Foundation participated in the World Economic Forum in 2020. It also partnered with Harvard University after the institution of higher education awarded them a research grant.

Wikipedia considers this “insignificant” and not enough for the project’s publication on the site, according to Hoskinson.

However, it is interesting to note that cryptocurrencies have been added to the list of donation options for Wikipedia. You can donate with Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ether with BitPay.

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