What do you get when you buy an NFT?


Ronak Kadhi

All things NFTs!


Mar 6, 2023

Several promises are made every day in the NFT space. These promises give much speculation. NFTs, being the craze of 2021 and 2022, it is important to know what you are actually getting your hands on while buying an NFT.

The term 'NFT' is a topic of concern nowadays. Interest in these different BLOCKCHAIN tokens is all set to evolve in the coming years.

What Is The Concept Of NFT All About?

An NFT can be seen as a digital asset that depicts real-world objects like music, art, music, in-game characteristics, and videos. They are purchased and sold online, often with CRYPTOCURRENCY. They are mostly encoded with similar underlying software as CRYPTOS.

NFTs have been on the market since 2014. They are gaining fame rapidly as they have become an outstanding way to purchase and sell digital artwork. Since November 2017, a huge $174 million has been used up on NFTs.

Before spending your money on an NFT, you should make yourself aware of what you get when you buy an NFT.

Why Own An NFT When You Can Download The Images?

People have free access to the individual as well as a collage of relevant images online. This brings us to a very important question- why are people ready to pay millions on something they could easily download or screenshot?

An NFT practically allows its buyer to declare that they own the actual original copy of the digital file. It is just the same way you own the original copy of the physical art.

This is because NFT gives the right to own the original digital item. It is not just confined to owning an NFT. It comprises built-in authentication, which performs as an assurance of ownership. The collectors of NFT value it.

NFT have a digital signature that doesn't permit all NFTs to be equal. They are non-fungible. They cannot be exchanged.

What Does An NFT Work On?

An NFT is minted from any digital object depicting intangible and tangible items. These can be the following:GIFsCollectablesMusicArtDesigner sneakersVideo game skinsVideos, highlightsVirtual avatars.

NFTs are formed on the BLOCKCHAIN. It is a distributed public ledger that indexes transactions. Precisely, NFTs are commonly held on the ETHEREUM BLOCKCHAIN. Other BLOCKCHAINS benefit them as well.

What does purchasing an NFT give you?

By purchasing an NFT, a person obtains exclusive ownership rights. An NFT can have just one owner at a certain time. The unique data of NFT makes it simple to validate their ownership. It makes the transfer of tokens between owners very easy.

The creator or owner can also compile specific data inside them. For example, artists like actors, singers can sign their artwork by incorporating their signature in the metadata of NFT.

You can resell your NFT.

Selling NFTs is not just an option open to digital creators. Many collectors trade from their NFTs. If you have recently bought an NFT from another collector or creator, you can put those NFTs up for sale.

The value of NFT can rise.

Depending on rarity and speculation, NFTs can rise in value. If an NFT owner resells it, the resale value could be much greater than the initial price depending on the worth of the asset.

What Are You Actually Getting When Purchasing An NFT?

When you purchase an NFT from an NFT marketplace, you give money for a token that depicts a particularly unique item. In simple words, you are paying for a very tiny digital record that contains a serial number or URL or a serial number. This is delivered to your BLOCKCHAIN ADDRESS. You get a certificate of authority for the digital asset.

When you own an NFT, no one else can own it. Another person can only own it when you sell it to them.

A Common Misconception Regarding NFT.

An NFT is not the image but the authenticity or ownership of the BLOCKCHAIN. The image file will be hosted at many places.

It is similar to buying an exclusive edition print of a portrait. As the possessor of the print, you own the rights over that portrait. Any other person who has a picture of the portrait doesn't have the picture's copyright. They don't have the authority to sell the reprints of the photo. Also, they can't use the photo for any commercial purposes.

Being the owner of the portrait, you can do all these.

How Strong Is The Legal Framework Regarding NFTs?

Many NFTs have additional advantages. The terms attached with an NFT explain the added advantage of owning an NFT. That's why it's crucial to recognize the terms of the NFT you purchase fully. Every NFT varies from the other.

For example, the Head of CRYPTOKITTIES, Drabber Labs INC, has built a simple NFT License. This licence clarifies what you can't do and can do with the NFT that they've created. It is mentioned that you do not have any copyright on the NFTs. This means the buyer just owns a specific form of a licensed part.

These NFT licence rules do not apply to all NFTs or other projects. Other companies can also adopt or discard this licence. They can also have several sets of terms for their own NFTs.

The Key Takeaways.

Knowledge and awareness are the keys, from understanding the concept of NFTs and BLOCKCHAIN to owning it.

Before buying an NFT, carefully go through the license and terms. You will get an idea of what's allowed and what's not.

Another important thing that often comes to mind is that can things go wrong while buying an NFT? The NFT market still hasn't come with good legal framework laws that maintain copyright. For example, if the author cheats you by minting several copies of NFT that you own, there's not much you can do.

Before buying an NFT, make sure that the seller of the NFT actually owns the asset. The transfer of ownership should be maintained legally. Keep this in mind and assess the risks before making a purchase.

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