The company's boss, Gary Winston (Tim Robbins), calls Milo personally, offering him a ton of money to work on a cutting-edge system called Synapse in his state-of-the-art NURV centre.
Despite the fact NURV is supposed to be the last word in sophisticated technology, Milo rarely has a problem breaking into new systems.
Milo, the newest kid on the block, is given the daunting task of finding a way to make the new system interface with NURV
Instead of the government being the sinister nemesis, it's a Microsoft-style company - and NURV
is a suitably dumb name for the premise that this film is precariously balanced on.
Nurv Media, headed by Jim Sanderson, has been utilizing new rich media technologies to develop web environments that entertain, inform and stimulate niche markets - an area of the Internet both management teams believe to be growing at an extremely fast pace.
Nurv Media's producers and developers bring a knowledge and history of media campaigns to this alliance, having in the past provided solutions for Adobe, Hewlett Packard, Sutter Health Systems, and Cal Trans.