Following OpenSea’s defense of creator royalties, X2Y2 and Blur abandon controversial “Zero Royalties” policies in favor of creator royalties

This is a great development for Web3 during one of the darkest moments in the crypto world. Credit goes to all the artists, creators, and allies who organized a campaign to convince OpenSea not to rollback its respect for creator royalties. Incredible to see a decentralized campaign in action!

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“Zero Royalties” policies on NFT marketplaces pose existential threat to Web3 and creators

Point 1: “Zero royalties” policies have produced a destructive race to the bottom with more money being diverted away from creators to avoid paying them royalties. The following graph shows that the market share of OpenSea (which respects creator royalties) has decreased from above 80 percent to around 50 percent this year. The dramatic shift…

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OpenSea recommits to creator royalties after artists unite to protest “zero royalties” policies

Artists Unite to Protest Efforts to Eliminate Creator Royalties Below I collect some of the impassioned pleas from artists! Let’s go, creators! All Seeing Seneca, one of artists who created Bored Apes Betty, co-creator of Deadfellaz Snoop Dogg and FEWOCiOUS iwwon, creator of CryptoMories Bobby Hundreds

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