[LINK] Calls for regulation following Internet suicide

Jon Seymour jon.seymour at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 14:30:59 AEDT 2008

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 2:30 PM, Jon Seymour <jon.seymour at gmail.com> wrote:

>> JENNIFER MACEY: Nineteen-year-old Florida man Abraham K. Biggs posted a
>> suicide note online and invited members of a body building forum to
>> watch as he overdosed on pills in front of a live webcam.
> And now that the mainstream media has reported this, the number of people
> likely to come across the footage is _far_ greater. Any consistent call for
> censorship would also include calls for censorship of such media reports.
> But that won't happen because advocates of censorship _need_ these incidents
> to publicised as widely as possible so they can exploit the resulting moral
> panic.
> jon.

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