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Thousand of demonstrators wearing Anonymous Guy Fawkes masks shout... News PhotoAgreement,Forgery,France,Horizontal,Internet,Justice - Concept,Law,Obscured Face,Paris - France,Placard,Protest,Protestor,Shouting,TechnologyPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPThousand of demonstrators wearing Anonymous Guy Fawkes masks shout slogans during a protest against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) on February 11, 2012 in Paris. Protesters have adopted as their own the now-iconic wryly smiling, mustachioed Guy Fawkes cartoon character masks of the global hacker group Anonymous. ACTA's aim is to beef up international standards for intellectual property protection, for example by doing more to fight counterfeit medicine and other goods. But it is ACTA's potential role in cyberspace that has caused outcry online and on the streets. AFP PHOTO JOHANNA LEGUERRE (Photo credit should read JOHANNA LEGUERRE/AFP/Getty Images)