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NFTs Are Collectibles, Tickets, Subscriptions and … Securities?

Exploring the wide range of NFT use cases and future of Web3 media with Daisy Alioto, CEO of Dirt Media.

March 2, 2023

On “Carpe Consensus,” hosts Ben Schiller, Danny Nelson and Cam Thompson bring listeners up to speed on the latest news in crypto. Plus: Daisy Alioto, CEO of Dirt Media, describes building a Web3 publication from the ground up.

  • [2:00] Inside the Desk: The offering of Dapper Labs’ NBA-branded “Top Shot” non-fungible tokens might be securities, a federal judge ruled.
  • [7:22] Cam’s Corner: Guest Daisy Alioto breaks down the rollout of Dirt’s NFT subscription service, building a Web3 community and the future of media.
  • [21:41] Sam Ewen, head of CoinDesk Studios, describes how blockchain technology might save IRL events and how Microcosms, the Consensus NFT project, plays into that vision.
  • [27:25] Danny’s Dungeon: Solana faced a late-night network mishap last weekend. Danny documents his journey to get the news out.

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“Carpe Consensus” is executive produced by Jared Schwartz and produced and edited by Eleanor Pahl.