This can pretty much be done in the command line, honestly it was a semi inventive way to make a bit of cash, sure people were a bit annoyed at the so called malware but still, it didn't infect files nor did it take credit card information.
Surely this must be a slap on the wrist type of offense
Couldn't there prosecution have been prevented if they put up a small flier on there landing page saying "you agree that by visiting this site that the site owners cannot be held responsible for anything downloaded, etc etc etc." (bad wording, but im not a lawyer...)
What is interesting is that there is no mention of the time frame when all this happened. They finally got busted, but when? they started off with this DNS Changer thingy from the Idiots book of blah blah blah but when? and how long did it take them make the 14Million greens? how long did it take them to infect the 4Million rigs and the 500,000 geeks?