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Engineering’s Michael Rabinovich explains how the internet is being affected by the rise in remote work

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Mic: Michael Rabinovich, a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, gave an explanation for why the surge in remote workers has slowed internet speeds, even though their web traffic likely runs through the same exchange points as work: “[It is] going to be localized and not criss-cross the globe, which would be loading the backbones.”