In February, Zoe, otherwise known as Disaster Girl, received an email that encouraged her to sell their famous photo as a non-fungible token, or NFT, with a possible huge profit.
“An NFT would allow Zoe and Dave Roth to create a string of unique computer code for the original image and store it on a blockchain, which tracks all future transactions. By creating the NFT, or minting it, Zoe and Dave could exercise control over the ownership of the image, an image that already had been shared millions of times across the internet.”
Zoe and her dad ended up selling the photo for almost half a million dollars, while still retaining the copyright for the image, meaning they profit whenever someone uses the photo.
Read more about it at The Herald Sun.