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Article on the Future of Internet Speed Tests in Communications of the ACM

Many consumers use online speed tests to track the download and upload speeds of their home Internet connections. But these tools offer more than just a measurement for how fast one’s network can download files or stream video.

The data they gather are also used by policymakers — from city governments to the federal agencies like Federal…

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Nick Feamster

Nick Feamster

Neubauer Professor of Computer Science, University of Chicago. The Internet, research, running, & life. https://people.cs.uchicago.edu/~feamster/