'Emergency': Wikipedia editors vote against classifying NFTs as art

'Emergency': Wikipedia editors vote against classifying NFTs as art


A group of editors on Wikipedia, the free user generated encyclopedia, have voted against classifying NFTs as a form of art and have come to a consensus to shelve the issue until a later date.

A survey and debate started on the platform at the end of December revolving around the most expensive art sales by living artists and whether NFT art sales should be deemed as “art sales” or “NFT sales.”

“Wikipedia really can’t be in the business of deciding what counts as art or not, which is why putting NFTs, art or not, in their own list makes things a lot simpler,” editor “jonas” wrote.

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Much of the discussion centered on whether an NFT represented the art or if it was simply a

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