Some questions in the field of Genealogy could be specifically about the ethics of research such as genetics, living persons, privacy, etc.
- What are the ethics rules for recording information on living persons on online genealogy sites?
- Is it ethical to perform research on living people's ancestry without their knowledge?
- Including name change for transgender person in genealogy
One could request clarification on ethics guidelines from various Genealogical organizations such as the Board for Certification of Genealogists "Ethics and Standards" section.
A person may have questions about specific scenarios. Certainly there are too many possibilities to list them all.
Questions regarding privacy are inherently a subset of ethics, but respect for privacy is not the only topic that may have ethical considerations.
I noticed there is no tag for ethics, but I feel like there should be.
Should we have a tag for questions regarding research ethics?