Mojang, the makers of Minecraft, have rejected the scarcity model and embrace abundance and inclusion:
“Like any digital file, NFTs can be copied, moved, or even deleted. Additionally, NFTs and blockchain have also been associated with price speculation. These uses of NFTs and other blockchain technologies create digital ownership based on scarcity and exclusion, which does not align with Minecraft’s values of creative inclusion and playing together.”
We discussed the economics of NFTs at length.
In computers, scarcity is hard to maintain. That’s why the Blockchain was such a breakthrough, but a lot of resources are required to prevent double-spends. You can fork anything digital, but you can’t fork the utility without doing the work for adoption:
Albert Wenger, the general partner at Union Square Ventures, wrote a book about a post-scarcity world online: