Grandmaster Ratte'

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Grandmaster Ratte' as he appears in the film BBS: The Documentary.

Grandmaster Ratte' (born April 1970, formerly known as Swamp Rat and then Swamp Ratte') is one of the founders of the Cult of the Dead Cow hacker group, along with Franken Gibe and Sid Vicious. His official title in the cDc is "Imperial Wizard of ExXxtasy."[1]

Ratte' is originally from Lubbock, Texas, though he now resides in Harlem, New York City. He is a graduate of both Lubbock High School and Texas Tech University.

Ratte' is the SysOp of Demon Roach Underground BBS, the cDc "base system."

He is known for his theatrics during cDc presentations at hacker cons.

Ratte' has also produced and performed much of the music available for download from the cDc's website, including work by Hugh Gallagher.


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