In either case the system is just as unsustainable and illegal. Remember — if any system simply cannot sustain itself without the constant recruitment of new members, then it is illegal.
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Of course it is a pyramid scheme, in fact I made sure when I wrote the facebook post about it I mentioned the word pyramid, but the point should be that the WORST case is that you share your favourite book with a complete stranger at the cost of a few pounds.
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Surely that is a fantastic worst case! Where I live a pyramid scheme which is illegal is a business which asks for money to enter the investment scheme. So this book sharing pyramid is not illegal in my jurisdiction. It is also not unethical as you are sharing books you love. Nothing you said is incorrect, but it in no way applies to the article. These third parties —. Skip to main content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer.
Examples include — I am participating in a book exchange for my kids, so I am looking for 6 mums, mums to be, grandmas, or anyone interested in the book exchange that will actually participate and follow through. Continued below Comments Of course it is a pyramid scheme, in fact I made sure when I wrote the facebook post about it I mentioned the word pyramid, but the point should be that the WORST case is that you share your favourite book with a complete stranger at the cost of a few pounds.
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