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issued a blog post entitled "A Moment of Silence" on Thursday to acknowledge the death."We regret that this has occurred and want to respect the privacy of the broadcaster and his family during this time," Michael Seibel, the CEO of the site, said in a statement issued to college student who killed himself live on the Internet says they are horrified his life ended before a virtual audience, and infuriated that viewers of the live webcam or operators of the Web site that hosted it didn't act sooner to save him."They got hits, they got viewers, nothing happened for hours."Biggs announced his plans to kill himself over a Web site for bodybuilders, authorities said.*To change the position of the camera, click on the control button, then “live feed” and then select one of the pre-set positions or pan or tilt the camera in any direction.Control of camera lasts for 90 seconds if there is a queue.Bloggers then spent the next 12 hours trying to figure out whether to call authorities, Crane said. "Finally, somebody notified a monitor, who got his information from the sign-up, and then they contacted the local authorities." Biggs' family was infuriated that no one acted sooner to save him, neither the viewers nor the Web site that hosted the live video, "Throughout the day, the bloggers were going back and forth: 'He doesn’t look like he’s breathing'; 'Should we call the police? The Web site shows a video image, with a space alongside where computer users can instantly post comments.
"It's wrong that it was allowed to happen."An autopsy concluded Biggs died from a combination of opiates and benzodiazepine, which his family said was prescribed for his bipolar disorder."Abe, i still wish this was all a joke," a friend wrote on the teenager's My Space page, on which he described himself as a goodhearted guy who would always be available for his pals, no matter what time of day.
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He posted a link from there to Justin.tv, a site that allows users to broadcast live videos from their webcams.
A computer user who claimed to have watched said that after swallowing some pills, Biggs went to sleep and appeared to be breathing for a few hours while others cracked jokes.