To do a diagram of the number of sleeper cell zombies we have on the internet in the US alone would probably be rather frightening.
Connect that with all the good liberal deeds of getting the third world connected (at everyone elses expense) and then having those networks taken over leaves you with a rather bumpy internet.
We've seen our sites get attacked by zombie cable isp computers and it's virtually impossible to ever do anything about it. Even if you do manage to track down all 100 isps, 99 of them probably will do nothing.
Back in my dialup years, I had my PPP account terminated by my ISP when someone called my ISP claiming I was ICMPing them (with my dialup). I wasn't, was a screw job but never-the-less my isp dropped me.
Things sure aint' like that anymore, not that I condone blackmailing however when you email abuse@ today you might as well stick your finger in someones ear because nothing is going to happen.
There is a silver lining to this however. There are more right-wingers and conservatives then bottom-feeding leftists and if the left continues to poke the right it'll be fun to watch who comes out on top.
The smart money isn't on the broadband powered ghettos that we have courtesy of Obamas get everyone online stimulas.