F5 IP Squatter Admins Taking It Up The Ass This Morning: Paid Well For Just That. Tardus 05/12/2022 (Thu) 12:38:33 Id: 497169 No.18379 del
https://www.information-age.com/how-f5-networks-built-empire-controlling-internet-123461595/

Twenty years ago, some ahead-of-their-time developers in Seattle, Washington, established a company called F5 Labs to invent virtual reality. They were so ahead of their time, however, that the servers weren’t fast enough to support their technology.

Instead, their plans developed into a load-balancing algorithm, which investment banker Jeffrey Hussey managed to get his hands on.