Part I of this article will first highlight the core issue of the debate by identifying the stages in the NFT digital work transaction. A theoretical comparison of distribution and information network dissemination will be depicted in Part II. Part III will therefore illustrate that the sale of NFT digital works is more appropriate to be deemed as an act of distribution instead of information network dissemination. Part IV will further focus on the flaws of the judgment of China’s first NFT case. Finally, Part V will conclude the article and prospect the future of China’s copyright law legislation or interpretation.