Gotta love spin... Botnets = Broadband! says govt minister.
By that logic, Sussex Uni should claim their annual instances of Meningitis are proof of their continuing ability to attract foreign investment.*
While I have to agree a little with the minister in question to some extent, I'd much rather question the amount of knowledge about firewalls and what having broadband means to you there is out there. Should we hand out sports cars to all the people that can't drive?
* Assuming, as we all do, that increased contact with foreign "bodies" increases the chance of infection by said unfamiliar items.