Founded in 1944 as a workers’ cooperative, French daily newspaper of Parisian was for a time called “The Liberated Parisian.” Today, he is stepping on the crossbar to join the digital property revolution that is spreading rapidly before our eyes. Evidenced by her latest initiative called crypto-one, aiming to be tokenized in the form of NFTs (non-exchangeable token) the most emblematic “front pages” published in the newspaper since 1945. It allows its readers as well as collectors of all kinds to enjoy dedicated advantages and go a little further into the experience of the beginnings of the press in the Web3 universe . .
Le Journal du Coin brings you this promotional article in collaboration with Le Parisien.
NFT: gateway to the decentralized web
This is how Le Parisien starts his first NFT collection, and the public mint is inevitable. of this Thursday, October 27, at 16:00 CET, it will indeed be possible to publicly and randomly generate one of the covers selected by the editors. Real overview of history pictorially and now digitally presenting the most significant events since the end of World War II.
In total, Therefore, 1000 NFT will be accessible to future buyers. These digital versions of the physical magazine covers will have a different level of rarity. It will be allocated arbitrarily during the work, respecting the issue planned by the project. Each historical “one” will correspond to 10 NFT : 6 common copies, 3 rare examples and one last unique copy which will have the uniqueness of being animated. From the degree of rarity will flow many related community services.
WalletConnect option: a world first
On mint day, to get your NFT”Encrypt them”, for example it will be possible to connect your personal wallet MetaMask. This feature has been very well received as it allows you to receive precious digital sesame directly into a personal digital wallet. But Le Parisien has decided to go even further. Indeed, everyday takes a first-world initiative in identifying and accessing a personal account. The WalletConnect innovation is thus available on the site as a whole. It allows NFT holders to access all content provided by simply identifying their public address.
Note that the first 500 buyers will benefit from exclusive advantages that have not yet been revealed. The Parisian will finally have chosen Ethereum as a distributed ledger to host its NFTs. In effect, The world’s second largest blockchain network alone accounts for 95% of NFT activity. A guarantee of safety, durability and liquidity in the event of a future resale of these precious digitized historical evidences. The LVMH group, owner of the newspaper, is developing a market called Aura for the occasion in order to produce the mint.
Press and NFT, a natural symbiosis that benefits everyone
This is how NFT holders will be able to identify themselves in order to benefit from their multiple allocations. It includes in particular:
- or newspaper subscription Le Parisien whose validity period depends on the rarity of the NFT. 12 months if common NFT, 18 months if rare, 24 months if unique.
- of participating in the development of Web3-related content within the editorial staff via a dedicated section in the future
- Discussions with journalists
- of booked events to HOLDER.
Thus, Le Parisien will welcome with open arms the added value provided by cryptophiles who wish to contribute to the democratization of blockchain technology through the media. Its editorial line will gradually be enriched with content dedicated to crypto-assets and Web3 development in general.
Therefore, Le Parisien places itself in an avant-garde position among the main news media in France regarding NFTs. The famous daily thus affirms its desire to make a long-term commitment to the ecosystem supported by blockchain technologies. This original first step into the world of Web3 that constitutes Crypto-unes looks promising. We hope to be a vehicle for similar initiatives that will benefit as many people as possible in the future. If you weren’t able to register for the presale on the 26th, you can still be part of the pioneers who will be able to claim their piece of history starting this Thursday, October 27th. To do this, be sure to connect to the site shortly before 16:00.there will not be for everyone.