In the latest instalment of our Ratbags video series, we
go deep underground to interview Fake Stephen Conroy satirist
Leslie Nassar on the day he took on his Telstra boss, chief
technology officer Hugh Bradlow.
We ask the tough questions: has Nassar ever twittered as Fake
Stephen Conroy while drunk? What's next for the Department of
Internets? And would he sell the Fake Stephen Conroy account?
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On the day of the interview, 26 March, Nassar had been embroiled
in a stoush with his employer, Telstra. The satirist claimed he had
been sacked by Telstra due to his Fake Stephen Conroy efforts, a
claim the telco quickly denied. However, Telstra acknowledged
Nassar was subject to disciplinary action.
Ratbags is ZDNet.com.au's light-hearted look at the Australian
technology scene. Previously we've chased Microsoft CEO Steve
Ballmer all around Sydney, set fire and microwaved a bunch of hard
disks and asked people what they think of Windows 7 — or was it