"By hijacking a working spam network, US researchers have uncovered
some of the economics of being a junk mailer. "
"The team ... took over a chunk of the Storm network to make it easier
to run their study."
That is the most impressive, audacious, outrageous, and awesome thing
that has been done in the name of science in a long time. Only
computer scientists would be so bold. They will probably win the Ig
Nobel* for this.