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Internet-era boom icon’s quiet bust

I have a hard time explaining how a few really crazy things actually happened in the past. The best I can do: You had to be there at the time.

That’s rarely a good answer, and it doesn’t come close to explaining some of the things that occurred near the end of the Internet-era stock boom. One of those things was Sycamore Networks Inc.

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