An NFT found on the OpenSea marketplace can steal visitors’ IP addresses, according to a repot from Motherboard.
Of course, websites often collect and store visitors’ IP addresses in virtue of how the sites function. OpenSea itself likely collects the IP addresses of visitors, like plenty of other sites, apps, or services. But here, an outside third party—the NFT seller—is able to gather information themselves on the people viewing the NFT, potentially without them knowing.
Check It Out: An NFT on OpenSea Can Steal Your IP Address