Hostgator Dotcom, the Man Covered in Porn URLs, Is Getting His Face Back Thanks to VICE Readers
Our recent profile of him led to the man formerly known as Billy Gibby getting $3,200 in donations, which he's using to remove his facial tattoos.
Hostgator M. Dotcom's Struggle to Regain His Face After Selling It to Internet Companies
Plagued by poverty and mental illness, William Gibby sold his face to internet companies. Now he's trying to get it back.
Porn Sites Are Paying to Remove Tattoos of Their Logos from Hostgator's Face
Hostgator Dotcom emailed me the good news so I thought I'd call him up to congratulate him. It turns out he's doing great and his kids aren't starving, but he also has some worrying new plans to make money that involve his ding-a-ling and his future...
I Tattooed Porn Websites on My Face So My Kids Wouldn't Starve
In 1990, Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, dreaming of a future in which people everywhere could bask in the glory of an interconnected global world. Two decades later, a man had the URLs of multiple porn websites tattooed on his face...