An anonymous reader writes "Most assume that the creators of the Conficker botnet have evil, mean, and nasty intentions, and they just might.
If you had control of the Conficker bots, estimated at 3,000,000+ hosts...
Then what philanthropic acts, for the good of all humanity, would you have the botnet perform?"
There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom.
-- Robert Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923