Re: Excellent points
Yes but there is no property laundering laws and as such the money laundering charges have to be dropped.
As for the proceeds of crime, running a website isn't a crime just because said users used it for crime otherwise Google would be in trouble.
The law isn't about right or wrong, justice or injustice. It's always about the letter of the law. There are going to be some serious precedents set no matter who wins this.