YouTuber Lashes Out After Knowing Her Channel’s Logo Was Being Sold As An NFT

NFTs are all the hype since the second half of 2021. They stand for Non-Fungible Tokens and in its most simple form are digital pieces of art whose owner is record on the ledger.

To date, many influencers have jumped on the bandwagon of Non-Fungible Tokens, with Logan Paul being one of the most prominent influencer. He recently revealed that he made a six figure profit by selling his World of Women NFT. However, as influencers rake in huge profits by buying and selling NFTs, this unregulated market also has a dark side.

Twitch streamer Mizkif discovered that his stream clips were being sold as NFTs in 2021 and he was angry after the incident came to light. This is because content creators value their creation and take the theft of their intellectual property very seriously.

‘I Did Not Consent To This’

Now, another YouTuber Stephanie Sterling has lashed out at NFT creators for selling her YouTube channel’s logo as an NFT without her consent.

After she came to know that he channel was being sold as an NFT on OpenSea, an NFT marketplace, she wrote on Twitter:

“Frankly not surprised that some freeloading leech turned my channel into an NFT.”

“I did not consent to this, I do not want this, and it demonstrates everything I’ve said about how disrespectful and exploitative this market is.”

Dark Side of NFTs

But the backlash from creators doesn’t seem to slow down the creation of NFTs. Some creators even use the angry responses of these YouTubers and influencers to make NFTs out of them.

“NFT craze is legit evil and it just gets worse with each passing day”, said Saberspark after his angry response towards NFTs was being sold on OpenSea as an NFT. Sounds complicated, doesn’t it?

“I cannot wait for the lawsuits,” said Alanah Pearce after she experience a bad fate with NFTs in a separate incident.

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