Since final week, confusion has reigned throughout NFT Twitter concerning the sudden disappearance of widespread CryptoArt market, Hic et Nunc. With none clarification, the platform went down, its sensible contract was tweeted, and the Twitter bio modified to ‘discontinued.’
It appears that evidently the thriller plaguing the house has lastly been solved. Though it’s not clear why Hic et Nunc’s creator, Rafael Lima, determined to close down the profitable NFT market, an answer has been discovered. Based on varied opinions, Lima was merely fed up with Hic et Nunc, and within the true spirit of decentralization, he has handed over the platform to the neighborhood, and it’ll now operate as a DAO.
@hicetnunc2000 founder Rafael Lima has been in communication with a few of the admin staff and diminished the prevailing HeN contract payment to 1%. In flip, https://t.co/6KPXYFGoNU have transferred the possession of the mirror https://t.co/qeIw39ME3x to the neighborhood care of @TezTools
— hicetnunc-community (@hen_community) November 14, 2021
The response from the neighborhood concerning the platform out of the blue shutting down was not fully optimistic. Many felt scammed and a few even claimed it was a rug pull, which appears to be occurring increasingly more usually in NFT land as of late. Though the frontend of the web site disappeared, all of the immortalized sensible contracts of the listed NFTs can now be seen on objkt.com.
Hic et Nunc launched in March this yr, and rapidly made headlines because it surpassed OpenSea in day by day customers in Might. Each artists and collectors had been fast to undertake the the platform as a result of its low gasoline charges and better vitality effectivity because it makes use of the Tezos blockchain somewhat than Ethereum. Hic et Nunc made $50.37 million in gross sales till its closure just a few days in the past, and had greater than 48,000 merchants.
So, what occurs subsequent to Hic et Nunc, is as much as the neighborhood. For now, customers can have peace of thoughts that their NFTs are protected and that the platform is prone to resurrect itself stronger and higher than earlier than.
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