OpenSea is Improving the Verification Process
OpenSea recently stated in a series of blog posts that it is putting out tools to "enhance authenticity" on its digital marketplace. A new mechanism to detect and eliminate imitation NFTs, as well as an overhaul of the account verification procedure, are among the upgrades.
OpenSea aims to eliminate what it refers to as 'CopyMints,' reaching its goal by applying image detecting technologies that take into account mirrored and rotated photos, as well as human intervention to make the final decision.
The authentication process at OpenSea has been completely overhauled. Verification will be applied at both the account and collection level in the future, using a two-tiered approach. Initially, any accounts with a trading volume of above 100 ETH will receive an invitation to apply for the program, which will appear as a blue banner at the top of the OpenSea window.
“We’re committed to threading the needle between removing copymints and giving space for those substantively additive remixes to prosper,” OpenSea Executives said. According to OpenSea, it has already begun eliminating offending content and will accelerate the process in the coming weeks.
Following allegations of scams and fraudsters on or associated with the site, OpenSea has added additional security measures in recent months. Scammers impersonating OpenSea were gaining access to people's cryptocurrency wallets, so the company introduced a validated customer assistance mechanism in February.
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