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There worries over plans to move ask.fm to Ireland

The foreign affairs minister has tweeted to say he was worried about the proposals to move the controversial social networking website from Latvia.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ask.fm relocating to Dublin is a matter of concern. I intend raising the matter with my Government colleagues.</p>&mdash; Charlie Flanagan (@CharlieFlanagan) <a href="https://twitter.com/CharlieFlanagan/status/529561371302981632">November 4, 2014</a></blockquote>
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The site's been regularly linked to cyber-bullying in Ireland, and has been cited as a factor in the suicides of at least two young girls.

The father of a girl who took her own life after she was bullied on the website has described the company's decision to move its base here as a 'kick in the teeth' to the people of Ireland.

Jonathon Pugsley says he's disappointed that the company has done nothing to change its policy of allowing people to post comments anonymously.

His 15 year old daughter Ciara died by suicide two years ago after she was subjected to online bullying

 

 

 


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