British scientist Tim Berners-Lee raised $ 5.43 million after selling the original World Wide Web source code written by him as NFT at an auction organized by Sotheby’s. according informs the organizing entity of the event.
The buyer, whose identity has not been disclosed, acquired the code in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT), made up of four elements: original files with timestamp containing the source code written by Berners-Lee, a digital poster of the code complete, a letter written by him that describes the process of creating the code, as well as a moving visualization of the almost 10,000 lines of code.
These lines include implementations of the three languages and protocols invented by Berners-Lee that remain fundamental to the web today: HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), URIs (Uniform Resource Identifiers), and HTTP (Hypertext Markup Language). hypertext transfer), as well as original HTML documents that instructed early web users on how to use it properly.