uk: Websites lobbied over net suicide

Internet providers have been asked to help with the growing problem of teenage suicides in Northern Ireland.Health Minister Michael McGimpsey has met Bebo, Vodafone and Google in a bid to stop websites being used to promote suicide among young people.He highlighted the growing danger of copycat suicides linked to internet usage and social networking sites.Mr McGimpsey asked internet providers to confirm by the end of the month what action they intended to take.

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