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Mortis.com : An Internet Mystery

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Based on curiosity, 4chan users turned to investigate, and connected the site to someone called Thomas 'Tom' Ling.

When the name was further investigated, it turned out that the person owned other websites that are also mysterious.

Besides Mortis.com and Cthulhu.net, more than twelv...

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As more and more people tried to crack the page and get to the bottom of Tom's website, they were met with futility.

That until the enthusiasm for the site rose, and someone claiming to be Tom Ling finally showed up and explained to the sleuths that the website was hosting wedding photogra...

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Again fueled by curiosity, people on the internet started digging deeper, and found that the site's code had a media player embedded, suggesting that the site was being utilized to have motion pictures.

Then according to a post from a site archiving 4chan, the Mortis websit...

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What's more, it was also found that Mortis.com can be linked to a dental firm, a prominent lawyer, a remote part of the Washington state, and a security company that in turn has connections to a video sharing group on Usenet, the predecessor of the World Wide Web.

But after tracing ...

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What's more, Mortis.com was discovered in the late 1990s, at a time where people use dial-up internet connection. Whether Tom Ling was lying or not, uploading gigabytes of data to the internet was not an easy task. Speculations concluded that either Tom Ling paid a lot of money for that to happen...

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This was until the FBI got involved, users stopped investigating and the website was taken down.

According to another source, the FBI had nothing to do with the site, and it was Tom Ling himself who put the site offline.

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References to the site have been removed from the internet.

The real Tom Ling also remained unanswered.

Nothing much is known about this site, other than its simple login form. The owner is also not known, as the registrar has redacted its owner's data.

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