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The Idea Behind the Mask

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Last Tuesday marked the 5th of November, a.k.a. Guy Fawkes Day. It was also the day of the Million Mask March, a worldwide protest, organized by the collective of hacktivists known as Anonymous, along with other activist groups. The Million Mask March took place in 450 locations throughout the world. There wasn't any one specific idea behind the march, but protesters sought to speak out against social injustice and government corruption in general. In this episode, I'll be commenting on the Million Mask March and some of the ideas it might represent. I'll also go over some background information about Guy Fawkes, Anonymous, and the movie 'V for Vendetta' which popularized the mask that so many people now associate with protesters. Remember remember the 5th of November ...