Why NFT royalties are almost impossible to enforce on-chain

Quick Take

  • NFT royalties are one of the main draws for artists hoping to receive payment upon resales of their work. 
  • However, an increasing number of marketplaces have opted to make royalty payments optional — or remove them all together.  
  • Here’s why NFT royalties are unable to be enforced on-chain, thus making them up to the discretion of NFT marketplaces.  

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