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- n. Suicide assisted by computer technology, such as suicide committed by several people simultaneously after meeting on the Internet.
- n. The deliberate destruction of one's own online persona.
cyber- + suicide (Wiktionary)
Shocking as it sounds, cybersuicide pacts have become a problem in Japan, where the lure of death is finding company through the computer.