It seems that ethics aren't that important in the charter of the Gene Ethics manifesto.
"An online map has been released identifying farmers who are growing genetically modified (GM) canola across Western Australia.
The map's creator, the anti-GM lobby group Gene Ethics, said the map would enable farmers growing non-GM canola to protect their crops from contamination.
The online map pinpoints 14 farmers who have publicly said they were growing or intended to grow GM canola this year."
As growing GM canola is perfectly legal in WA, I fail to see the common good in speculating as to whether or not a particular grower has planted GM canola based on public statements the grower has made. What does that prove exactly?
I can understand Gene Ethics being upset that they aren't taken as the final word on GM crops , but really identifying 14 of 317 growers is highly discriminatory. Growers who are doing nothing wrong, and for all we know have good working relationships with their neighbours anyway. Growers left open to actions from the lunatic fringe simply because they believe new technology to be beneficial.