Why NFT is bad?

Why NFT art is bad?

There are several reasons why some people may view NFTs as “bad”. One major concern is that the energy consumption required for the creation and trading of NFTs is extremely high, due to the need for blockchain technology. This has led to criticism that NFTs are environmentally unsustainable. Another concern is that the market for NFTs is currently largely unregulated, which has led to instances of fraud and scams. Additionally, some people view NFTs as a speculative bubble and fear that the market will crash.

Another reason is that NFTs may be used to sell digital copies of artworks, which is not a new concept, but it is a way to sell ownership rights of digital art, which could lead to the commodification of art and the erosion of the intrinsic value of the artwork itself.

It is important to note that these criticisms are not universally accepted, and many experts believe that NFTs have the potential to revolutionize the way we think about ownership and value in the digital world.

Why NFT is bad for environment?

The creation and trading of NFTs requires a significant amount of energy due to the need for blockchain technology. The process of creating and trading NFTs is called “minting” and it requires a lot of computational power which in turn requires a lot of energy, this is because the process of blockchain is energy-intensive, it involves solving complex mathematical problems, it’s called mining and it consumes a lot of power.

This has led to criticism that NFTs are environmentally unsustainable, especially if it comes to NFT art, as the process of minting a single NFT artwork is estimated to generate the same amount of carbon emissions as driving a car for several hundred miles. This is because NFTs are minted on a blockchain, which is a decentralized digital ledger that requires a large amount of computational power to maintain and secure.

Moreover, the use of NFTs in the art world is still in its early stages, and as the market for NFTs continues to grow, it’s possible that the environmental impact of NFTs could become more significant.

It is worth noting that, some experts are working on solutions to address the environmental concerns of NFTs, such as using renewable energy sources and developing more efficient blockchain technology.

Adam Spencer

Written by Adam Spencer

Author of the section "NFT".

A digital artist who releases his artwork under a pseudonym that is not disclosed on this site. Since childhood is fond of drawing and sculpture. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts. Passionate about both the creation of art and its history.

Has not passed him by and modern technology. He makes his works on the computer using a tablet. Master of Photoshop, Illustrator, 3ds Max and other less common specialized programs for designers and artists.

Got interested in NFT back in 2020, even before its popularity peaked. Believes NFT is a great technology that allows little-known artists to show their work to the world.

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