If the only thing they can find to beat us in is the equivalent of racing rubber ducks around the bathtub boincwise then they should hand their heads in shame and throw their cuttlasses to the 4 winds whilst singing a dirge while there jolly roger used used as a nappy for their incontinent captain.
Straight from the official [email protected] website
"[email protected] is an ongoing test of BOINC, the Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing. [email protected] is currently being used to test BOINC's forum software for possible use by another project, Interactions in Understanding the Universe. At present [email protected] is not doing any real scientific computation, we are just having 'fun' with BOINC."
We can let them have this one...