The Associated Press canceled the sale of a non-fungible token made from one of its videos depicting a boat of migrants after facing criticism for seeming to profit off their hardship, the news organization said on Thursday. The outlet tweeted earlier in the day that they would be selling a video “of migrants drifting in an overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean” as an NFT. Soon after, Twitter...
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