Lobbying for AI-companies: Guttenberg is supposed to have for Augustus Intelligence used

The former defense and Economics Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg (CSU) have tried, in the Chancellery for the American Start-up company, "Augustus Intellig

Lobbying for AI-companies: Guttenberg is supposed to have for Augustus Intelligence used

The former defense and Economics Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg (CSU) have tried, in the Chancellery for the American Start-up company, "Augustus Intelligence" to use. How the Federal government should have responded to a request of the Left-members of Parliament Fabio de Masi, 've Guttenberg sent in September 2019, with an E-Mail to the Chancellor's office, "apparently with the aim of a conversation," citing the "mirror" from the response of the Federal government.

it also should be called in the answer, Research to the organization "working level" had led to "no reliable results". Guttenberg had received no reply to his Letter, as it says in the "mirror".

The organization "Augustus Intelligence" was caught in June in the headlines. At that time it was known that the member of the Bundestag Philipp Amthor (CDU) of the organization for Lobbying clamping had. For his efforts, he received 3500 euros per month, stock options as well as a Director.

As a reaction to the affair, Ann and her back gave up on any activity for the company and the stock options. He also refrained from Pomerania to a candidacy for the Post of the CDU party Chairman in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The company also had contact to the former head of the Federal office for the protection of the Constitution Hans-Georg Maassen (CDU).

Guttenberg had become in March 2019 shareholder and two months later, a Board member of the of the two German Wolfgang main and Pascal Weinberger-run company. The company has its headquarters on the same floor in New York's One World Trade Center as Guttenbergs own consulting company. To date politician for "Augustus Intelligence was on the activities of the CSU" little is known.

Updated Date: 14 July 2020, 08:19

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