In discussions about examples like this quickly deleted digg post:
“Please note, this is legal.Scientology is bull, and it’s time to do something about it. At 6pmEST on the 18th, there will be a raid on http://www.scientology.org . Come join the fun, if you wish, by gigaloading the sites images, destroying the bandwidth, thus taking down the site hopefully in a hours. It’s time to do something, guys.”
It’s clear that botnet isn’t quite correct when the computers aren’t compromised by some nefarious 3rd party, and their owners are actively intending the activity. Therefore, I suggest the term ‘meatnet’. Remember kids, you saw it here first.