Reply to post: Re: It still doesn't sound like a smoking gun...

Autonomy did count some hardware sales as marketing costs, ex-finance bod tells High Court

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Re: It still doesn't sound like a smoking gun...

If you bury the costs of hardware associated with sales (which would be significant) in the marketing budget and away from the direct cost of sale, aren't you artificially making the margins for those sales look a lot better ?

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