Max Hogan’s Net persona is a fantastically skilled netster and outspoken critic of AI engineering firms, such as Vidal Corporation and Loth Foundry. Muiray’s attacks on Vidal Corporation are legendary in the Net underworld. His exploits have not gone unnoticed, and both Vidal Corporation and Loth Foundry have placed sizable bounties on Muiray’s head, making Max Hogan’s alter ego a carefully kept secret (5.1.16).