Masked Anonymous Protesters Aid Time Warnerís Profits – NYTimes.com
> Time Warner owns the rights to a Guy Fawkes mask and is paid a licensing fee with the sale of each mask worn by members of the hacker group Anonymous.
Ha. Hackers make Time Warner money… and V Vendetta is therefore the most popular mask sold all year around:
> ÄúWe sell over 100,000 of these masks a year, and itÄôs by far the best-selling mask that we sell,Äù said Howard Beige, executive vice president of RubieÄôs Costume, a New York costume company that produces the mask. ÄúIn comparison, we usually only sell 5,000 or so of our other masks.Äù The Vendetta mask, which sells for about $6 at many retailers, is made in Mexico or China, Mr. Beige said.