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Elon Musk is the First to Line for the Ukrainian NFT Museum MetaHistory Launches Hall of Fame

Elon Musk Is First in Line as Ukrainian NFT Museum MetaHistory Launches Hall of Fame

Elon Muss is the first person to be inducted into the Ukrainian NFT Museum MetaHistory Hall of Fame. But he won’t be the last. Other notable inductees include Jared Leto and Jim Carrey as well as Elton John and Benedict Cumberbatch.

The Hall of Fame – MetaHistory’s Hall of Fame

Since the start of the war in Ukraine many businesspeople, artists, and politicians have shown their support for the country, but some of them stood out especially. MetaHistory, Ukraine’s NFT museum, now wants to commemorate those individuals on the blockchain. The team of MetaHistory released the 1st part of its collection of artworks on March 30 to great success, collecting $800k from the sales – 100% of which goes as a donation to the Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, the project’s official supporter.

This week, they’re launching The Hall of Fame, a special selection of NFT portraits of people that have helped Ukraine in its time of need. These individuals provided goods and services to Ukraine, helped behind closed doors, and used their art to raise awareness and solicit donations.

These artworks aren’t for sale, they are an expression of gratitude – similar to how paintings were presented to royal families and famous scientists in the past. The difference is that NFT-based artworks can be accessed on the blockchain for ever. Ukraine’s supporters are literally writing history with their actions.

Who are those people? They were chosen by MetaHistory based on their vocal support for Ukraine and the real actions they have taken. You all know their names – have a look at the Hall of Fame itself https://metahistory.gallery/hall. A little hint: actions like this can earn you a place in MetaHistory’s Hall of Fame:

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1497701484003213317

This exchange was born when Ukraine’s Digital Minister Mr. Fedorov posted one of the tweets that later made him famous at home. Tweets that inspire action, show determination and courage. This tweet was instrumental in establishing a strong Internet connection via Starlink.

Musk is the first inductee into the Hall, but not the last. Other inductees include Elton John and Jared Leto as well as Jim Carrey and Benedict Cumberbatch. Their portraits will be displayed in the Hall of Fame.

The community joined MetaHistory’s team in expressing gratitude:

“MetaHistory is a project put superbly together under conditions where most can’t think about more than immediate survival and concern for loved ones. How can you concentrate on quality when there are bombs outside? MetaHistory presented a use case to enable blockchain utility while simultaneously preserving Ukraine’s heritage and future. I am humbled and happy to be its ambassador,” commented Vesa, cryptoartist.

“It was a huge privilege for me to represent Ukraine DAO at the panel discussion organised by MetaHistory last week alongside Alex Bornyakov, Dima Buterin, and Brittany Kaiser. I’m excited about the Hall of Fame and so proud to see all this support for Ukraine from the world’s businesspeople and artists,” commented Alona Shevchenko, co-foudner of Ukraine DAO.

The Hall is going to be released in conjunction with the 2nd part of the museum’s collection, the so-called 2nd drop. Famous artists like Waone Manzhos, Sestry Feldman, Danya Shulipa, Irene Neyman, and more have created true masterpieces to commemorate the events of the war between March 2nd and March 14th. This section of the collection is not available for purchase. You can buy an NFT for 0. 15 ETH. If you want to participate in the community & donate to Ukraine – while getting a beautiful artwork in return, have a look at their website https://metahistory.gallery/ this Sunday, May 1st, at 23: 59 GMT+3.

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Singapore High Court Injunction Blocks Sale or Transfer of BAYC #2162 NFT

The Singapore High Court has granted a court injunction which stops or blocks the sale of a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) that one man claims was wrongfully taken away from him.

NFT Used as Collateral

A Singapore man has won a court injunction that blocks the sale or potential transfer of a Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) non-fungible token (NFT) that he claims to be rightfully his. According to a report, the NFT is currently in the possession of an online lender named Chefpierre.

The man, who has been identified by the Strait Times (ST) as Janesh Rajkumar, is seeking to recover the BAYC 2162 NFT which he pledged as his security for a loan obtained from Chefpierre. Rajkumar claimed the NFT was wrongfully taken from him.

The Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs are popular with celebrities, some of whom have paid large sums of money to acquire them. The ST report notes Madonna is the latest celebrity to become the owner of a BAYC non-fungible token, after she reportedly paid 180 ETH.

BAYC’s Rare Attributes

Detailing the NFT’s uniqueness, Rajkumar argued the collection is rare even among BAYC NFTs because it has attributes that enable the holder to create another exclusive series. Leveraging the NFT’s rarity and high value, Rajkumar was able to use the BAYC as collateral when borrowing.

In his arguments before the Singapore High Court, Rajkumar insisted his loan agreement with Chiefpierre stipulated he was not relinquishing ownership of the NFT. In the event he failed to pay back on time, Rajkumar would inform the lender who then had to provide a reasonable extension of the repayment period.

The agreement also specified that the lender could not exercise the foreclose option, Rajkumar argued.

What are your thoughts on this story? Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

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Terence Zimwara is a Zimbabwe award-winning journalist, author and writer. He has written extensively about the economic troubles of some African countries as well as how digital currencies can provide Africans with an escape route.

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Dvision Network Announces New Land Staking Feature to Bolster Virtual Plot Utility

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PRESS RELEASE. The Dvision Network has recently announced the new ‘LAND Staking Feature‘ in their Dvision Metaverse, with the development being finalized to present a new use case to the virtual plot owners. Officially, Dvision LAND NFT users can now stake their plot and receive DVG points or additional NFT items through the new LAND staking program. This is a crucial component of the entire project and its ecosystem as Dvision currently has about 10,000 LAND owners, as a result of 3 finalized rounds of the LAND Sales, eager to deliver fascinating and advanced content to Dvision World.

Important details to note

Dvision Network launched a new NFT staking solution to improve the usability of the digital plots, and the team has hence already completed three successful LAND sales across several platforms. Furthermore, over 10,000 LANDs have been sold through platforms such as Shopify, Binance NFT, OpenSea, and NFTb.

The LAND staking function, in fact, is the first utility to link to virtual plots before the formal launch. The ‘MetaCities’ will use the LANDs to eventually introduce content created by individuals within Dvision Metaverse.

What else is there to know?

The Dvision team created DVG (Dvision Gold) a new rewards program. This is a digital reward currency which is needed to improve PETs and allow consumers to use P2E (Play to Earn) in Dvision World. The staking period can be broken down into three stages: one month, three and six months. Users will get a higher payoff if they stake longer. ‘Random Building Boxes’ will also be distributed beginning with the 90-day staking period. There is no difference in the type of building. However, users will always receive one regardless of whether they open a random box.

It is worth mentioning Dvision Network’s technological advancements in recent times. They have integrated Coinbase Wallet and Bitski with Wallet Connect, Wallet Connect, and Fortmatic which allow their metaverse users to have a simplified and varied access to their virtual world. Dvision Network previously announced that they are going completely on-chain and integrating Filecoin and IPFS data storage solutions to securely store their data.

About Dvision

Dvision Network, a blockchain-enabled NFT network, aims to be the best in business. Dvision utilizes its VR technology to create a cutting-edge metaverse environment that is accessible to all users worldwide. Designers, companies and all users can enjoy a dynamic and rewarding metaverse experience. Visit Dvision’s website, Medium, Telegram and Twitter channels for additional information and frequent updates.


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Aave Launches Social Media Project Lens Protocol With Over 50 Apps Built on Polygon

Aave Launches Social Media Project Lens Protocol With Over 50 Apps Built on Polygon

The blockchain firm Aave has launched the Lens Protocol, a social media project with applications built on the Polygon blockchain. Lens is similar to the social media platform Twitter but Lens profiles are linked to a non-fungible token (NFT) that can be ported into decentralized applications.

Lens Protocol Is Live – Aave Founder Believes People Are ‘Ready for a Better Social Media Experience’

On Wednesday, the blockchain company Aave announced that the Lens Protocol is now live and roughly 50 applications have debuted on the platform. Aave first revealed the Lens Protocol during the first week of February 2022 and the first applications are built on top of the Polygon network.

Stani Kulechov, CEO and founder of Aave Companies said the recent Twitter ordeal with Elon Musk shows that people are looking for something different than the incumbent social media platforms. “The social media experience has remained relatively unchanged for the last decade, and much of that is due to your content being solely owned by a company, which locks your social network within one platform,” Kulechov said in a statement sent to Bitcoin.com News.

The Aave founder added:

But ultimately, as seen from Elon Musk’s bid to purchase Twitter, people are ready for a better experience than what they’re used to. Ownership over not only the content you create online, but also your profile and social network is long overdue, and empowering users is what Lens aims to achieve.

Lens Boasts 50+ Social Applications and Creator Monetization Tools Built on Polygon

The 50 applications built on Lens covers social applications to creator monetization tools, the announcement notes. Lens users that have already minted their NFT profile can access any of the applications such as Peerstream, Lenster, Swapify, Spamdao, and more. “Building a Web3 social media platform on Lens Protocol has opened up a new realm of possibilities for our development team and users,” @yoginth.eth the founder of lenster.xyz remarked during the announcement.

Lens Protocol will provide users with the foundations to leverage full ownership over their “profile, content, and relationships” while plugging into any decentralized application. G.Money, the NFT filmmaker and creator, detailed that lens will empower the platform’s userbase. “An open social graph will allow creators and brands to fully own content distribution and their audiences in a truly multi-platform way. Lens empowers platform choice and opens up wider audiences through direct creator/brand-community relationships,” the NFT filmmaker said.

What do you think about Aave’s Lens Protocol? Let us know what you think about this subject in the comments section below.

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