Posts tagged 'Bill Keep'

“Primarily” and pyramids [Update]

When it comes to assessing pyramid schemes, the word primarily comes up a lot. As in, the rewards must primarily come from recruitment to deem a multl-level marketing company a pyramid.

The word was there again in the 9th Circuit Court decision on BurnLounge — one we have already looked at in what may be far too much detail — and the judgement referenced a paper written in 2002 which gets into that question of the dividing line between legitimacy and criminality in more depth. Read more