- Oct 25, 2021
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10 NFTs Featuring Ross Ulbricht’s Personal Work
Non-fungible token (NFT) assets have become a big deal this year and turned into a billion-dollar industry in what seems like overnight. This week
Ulbricht is still fighting for his freedom and a
The announcement explains that the Ross Ulbricht NFT collection will be featured and sold at the
Ulbricht NFT Collection to Leverage KSPEC Protocol, Proceeds to Go to Art4giving and Furthering Free Ross Efforts
The NFT collection curated by Entoptic leverages the open-source protocol KSPEC. The protocol KSPEC was developed by a pseudonymous collective of “institutional art, design, and cryptonative technology professionals” called Kanon. The organization
“With proceeds from this NFT, we are starting a donor-advised fund called Art4giving, dedicated to relieving the suffering of the incarcerated and their families. One project I envision is to help kids travel to visit their moms and dads in prison,” Ulbricht detailed in a statement sent to Bitcoin.com News. Ulbricht further added:
“Decades of incarceration stretch out in front of me. As I face that future, my eventual old age and death in this cage, I find myself looking for meaning and purpose. Why am I here? What good can I do with the time I have left and from where I am? I hope that helping my fellow prisoners through my art is one way.”
Funding supports prisoners and their families in a myriad of ways and the auction’s funds will also be dedicated toward the efforts to free Ross. “These include new legal proceedings, raising awareness, and more — There is still a long road ahead,” the announcement concludes.
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