You may come across NFT assets that are hosted on platforms such as Amazon S3, Google Cloud, or even Dropbox. None of these solutions are well suited for something that you almost certainly want to prove the authenticity of. Think back to trading cards. Some of the rarest trading cards have an authority come in to verify their authenticity and provide certificates proving that authenticity. For digital items, this isn't possible. At least, not by just looking at the digital asset. Instead, we can leverage content addressability to prove the authenticity of a digital asset.