The following is an excerpt of a longer story.
If the biohackers can have a Kickstarter campaign to release their glowtesque synthetic biology plants, then maybe a few sensible folks could mount their own Kickstarter initiative to stuff the genetically engineered genie back in the bottle – or at least ensure it never makes it out of the glowing plant lab. Enter the counter-Kickstarter campaign – the Kickstopper.
ETC Group is now working to set up our own Kickstopper campaign. We will be applying to Kickstarter to mount a publishing project whose aim is to prevent those Synthetic Biology seeds from being mailed around the US.
View the full article here: Kickstopper! Putting a Stop to Synthetic Biology Pollution