Should we be able to own ideas?

NFTs make the internet ownable

(NFT = Non-fungible tokens, a crypto thing.)

Part of me thinks this could be a missing piece in the puzzle of a true read/write web, in the spirit of Ted Nelson.

Another part of me thinks that’s a whole lot of effort for turning something abundant into something scarce.

Maybe it’s great that data/ideas can be freely copied and we should adapt our society to that, instead of trying to restrict the greatest feature of ideas to make them compatible with capitalism?

Scarcity matters. The debate of bi-directional links for a long time is Spam in public area.

NFT can make this happen: