Anonymous Is Helping Time Warner Make Money

Anonymous would have you believe that they're about the little guy, going after oppressive governments and major corporations both online and IRL. But who quietly benefits when they mount a protest like their recent one against BART? Time Warner. Wow.

It's not intentional. It's all in the details. You know those Guy Fawkes masks that everyone loves has become a symbol of the AntiSec movement? Yeah, Time Warner owns that image and takes a cut every time a mask is sold. So when Anonymous and their supporters go out and buy the masks for a rally, Time Warner profits. Time Warner. One of the biggest media companies on the planet and the bane of many a New Yorker's existence. Irony! [NYT]

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