The "Biohacking" or "DIYBiology" movement is a responsible movement, striving to abide by all safety and ethics rules and more.
Here is a drafted code of ethics:
Draft DIYbio Code of Ethics from European Congress
Emphasize transparency and the sharing of ideas, knowledge, data and results.
Adopt safe practices.
Promote citizen science and decentralized access to biotechnology.
Help educate the public about biotechnology, its benefits and implications.
Know you don’t know everything.
Carefully listen to any concerns and questions and respond honestly.
Biotechnology must only be used for peaceful purposes.
Respect humans and all living systems.
Recognize the complexity and dynamics of living systems and our responsibility towards them.
Remain accountable for your actions and for upholding this code.
History: This draft code of ethics was drafted by individuals participating in the 2011 European DIYbio Congress. Read the draft code from the 2011 North American Congress