it is trivial to change the owner of a node from anonymonk to a registered user - provided you have appropriate permissions to edit the node.
I suspect the most elegant implementation of what you suggest would be to empower the janitors to do this and anyone could request that a node owner be changed from anonymonk by /msg'ing them
I am not sure how to overcome the obvious issues of verifying the authenticity of the claim of ownership of a node and/or the issue of someone eventually trying to abuse this process for such things as reputation gain.
Absent a solution for those probs - I doubt anything like this would ever see the light of day.
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