In a striking display of the power of live video, a 19-year-old Floridian committed suicide on Nov. 19 while broadcasting himself on the live internet video site, reports NewTeeVee. Abraham K. Biggs was apparently egged on by commenters on, which is a free service that enables users to broadcast video live online, and by fellow forum users on Biggs overdosed on pills while on camera and appeared to be breathing for hours until watchers realized he might be serious, at which point they alerted the police. The video kept running until police and EMTs broke down Biggs’ door and blocked the camera’s view. The incident is sure to raise questions about the power of online video and whether its voyeuristic nature can go too far…

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