Eric Osterweil gave an interesting talk at the NANOG44 DNSSEC BOF. His data (shown below) from SecSpider indicates a significant increase in signed zones right around the time that CERT VU #800113 was released:

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The blue line shows a large increase in the number of signed zones automatically discovered by the SecSpider crawlers in August 2008. A message to the dnssec-deployment list confirms this as well.