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The national broadband rollout has a blind spot: Lack of accurate, transparent data about internet access speeds

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Imagine purchasing "up to" a gallon of milk for US$4.50, or paying for "up to" a full tank of gas. Most people would view such transactions as absurd. And yet, in the realm of broadband service, the use of "up to" speeds has become standard business practice.

A new US data privacy bill aims to give you more control over information collected about you – and make businesses change how they handle data

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Data privacy in the U.S. is, in many ways, a legal void. This leaves U.S. citizens with minimal data privacy protections compared with citizens of other nations.