Free Knowledge Culture Calendar/November 18

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Today in 1997 the first IEEE 802.11 Wifi standard was released. IEEE 802.11b was popularized in 1999 for local area networks in homes, cafés and workplaces (with Apple’s “Airport” routers and Macs and the “Wifi” branding), and later also for wireless community networks.

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