The remarkable case history of Linksys is a success story with a twist. It was a company that one analyst said "invented" consumer home networking, according to Inc., before it was acquired in 2003 by Cisco for half a billion dollars. But that triumphant moment also revealed what became one of history's most famous violations…

This was my first WiFi Router. Got it really cheap back when was a small community driven startup for WiFi sharing.

Never had the need for WiFi or multiple internet devices at home before but wanted to have free wifi on the go when mobile data was luxury.

Then I discovered dd-wrt and was just amazed how the network technology I use is implemented in software. Still loving to tinker and deploy infrastructure today!

Thank you old friend :)

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