Commentary

At Pixeos we verify/ pre-screen all artworks, blockchain accounts and artists, making yes/no decisions everyday. What Collin proposes is fairly accurate. “Transformation” and “fair use” standards are poorly-defined, and thus difficult to use. His suggestion to import the Patent Law “obviousness” standard to cryptoart is truly insightful. Without revealing any of Pixeos’ ‘secret sauce’ (yet), one step in our analysis of new cryptoart is: “Is it Obvious?” If the new piece is simply a Photomoshed or pixelated version of the original, Pixeos will most likely choose not to publish this…