Pepe the Frog’s Creator Comes for the Frog NFTs

Photo: MOHD RASFAN / Contributor (Getty Images) Today in barely-scrutable crypto news for nerds: Matt Furie—the creator of the oft-Alt Right-appropriated character Pepe the Frog—was able to successfully force the removal of a collection of 7,000 cartoon frog images from the NFT marketplace this week on the grounds that the images ran afoul of his… Continue reading Pepe the Frog’s Creator Comes for the Frog NFTs

OpenSea Dumps Pepe The Frog NFT Series

An Ethereum based non-fungible token project named Sad Frogs District, based on the controversial Pepe the Frog meme, has been delisted from the OpenSea marketplace after a Digital Millennium Copyright Act notice was filed by the character’s creator, Matt Furie. OpenSea announced the delisting of the 7,000 minted images in the project on its Discord… Continue reading OpenSea Dumps Pepe The Frog NFT Series

Pepe the Frog’s Creator Nuked a $4 Million NFT Collection Over Copyright

NFTs for sale on Sad Frogs District’s OpenSea account before the takedown. Screengrab: Wayback Machine Artist Matt Furie, the creator of Pepe the Frog who previously used copyright to fight off neo-Nazis who turned the character into a mascot, has found himself in yet another weird spat. His nemesis this time is an anonymously-run NFT project… Continue reading Pepe the Frog’s Creator Nuked a $4 Million NFT Collection Over Copyright

NFT of Bitcoin Founder Satoshi Nakamoto as Pepe the Frog Makes $350,000 in Sale

A non-fungible token modelled on the mysterious Bitcoin founder Satoshi Nakamoto as Pepe The Frog has sold for $350,000 (roughly Rs. 2.5 crores). NFTs built around Pepe the Frog meme have been popular for a while now. The meme that is a viral phenomenon has given rise to a vintage series of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).… Continue reading NFT of Bitcoin Founder Satoshi Nakamoto as Pepe the Frog Makes $350,000 in Sale

‘Rare Pepe’ steeped in Bitcoin history fetches $500k on NFT market OpenSea

Frog-themed digital collectible cards from the mid-2010s are getting retooled for fast sales in the white-hot NFT market. The newest craze in the hot market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) may be a vintage series built around the ubiquitous Pepe the Frog meme. Known as “Rare Pepes,” the tokens were minted as digital collectible cards back… Continue reading ‘Rare Pepe’ steeped in Bitcoin history fetches $500k on NFT market OpenSea