[NetBehaviour] A Biopunk Manifesto - Meredith Patterson.
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A Biopunk Manifesto - Meredith Patterson.
A biohacker is a biopunk hobbyist who experiments with DNA and other
aspects of genetics. A biohacker (or "wetware hacker") is
similar to a computer hacker who creates and modifies software or
computer hardware as a hobby, but should not be confused with a
bioterrorist, whose sole intent is the deliberate release of viruses,
bacteria, or other germs used to cause illness or death in people,
animals, or plants (in the same way a computer hacker should not be
confused with the more popular, yet erroneous, use of the term,
describing someone who spreads computer viruses or breaks into computers
systems for malicious purposes).
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