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Could make millions in the wink of an eye, Chooses not to

Posted at — Oct 7, 2021 by Abishek Muthian

At the Open Source Summit North America, Dirk Hohndel suggested Linus Torvalds that the 1991 email announcing Linux Operating System could be auctioned off as a NFT.

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This is the first email Linus Torvalds sent announcing his then side project Linux OS!

Linus replied,

I’m staying out of the whole craziness with crypto and NFT’s. I’m like,” Those people are cuckoo! -Linus Torvalds

Of course Linus does know that people would pay millions to own the NFT of his first email announcing the Linux OS but seems like he chose not to indulge in speculative scams.

Yeah idealists tend to not put a price tag on their ideals. Although endangered, It's good to see idealists once in a while.

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