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03/29/2017 06:56 am ET Updated Mar 29, 2017

Wednesday's Morning Email: Understanding The Congressional Vote On Your Web History

And what it means for your internet privacy.
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UNDERSTANDING THE CONGRESSIONAL VOTE ON YOUR WEB HISTORY “House Republicans jammed through a measure on Tuesday overturning the Obama administration’s rules that would have banned telecom and cable companies from sharing customers’ personal information, including web browsing history, without their consent.” [HuffPost]

DEVIN NUNES: I WILL ‘NEVER’ REVEAL SOURCES Which includes the source who reportedly verified that members of Donald Trump’s team had “indirectly come under surveillance by U.S. intelligence agencies.” [HuffPost]

UBER’S DIVERSITY REPORT WENT AS WELL AS YOU’D EXPECT Although its Silicon Valley peers have similar problems. [HuffPost]

NEW DNC CHAIR ASKED ALL COMMITTEE STAFF MEMBERS TO RESIGN Tom Perez is shaking things up. [HuffPost]

THE GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE IS LOOKING INTO TRUMP “The main independent investigative arm of Congress will dig into whether President Trump has set up proper security precautions at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida and if his hotel business is turning over profits received from foreign governments, as he promised.” [HuffPost]

ANTI-ABORTION ACTIVISTS WHO RELEASED HIDDEN CAMERA VIDEOS OF PLANNED PARENTHOOD CHARGED WITH 15 FELONIES Over violation of privacy issues. [WaPo]

POLICE THWART ‘COLUMBINE’-TYPE ATTACK ON MARYLAND HIGH SCHOOL 18-year-old Nichole Cevario had compiled materials for a bomb and weapons for the plot, which was discovered when her father called the police after reading her journal. [HuffPost]

WHAT’S BREWING

SAY GOODBYE TO THE NEXT 7 HOURS The new podcast “S-Town,” from the creators of “This American Life” and “Serial,” just dropped all seven of its episodes. [HuffPost]

FOR SOME ‘30 ROCK’ INTRIGUE Turns out Alec Baldwin asked if Tina Fey was single when he first met her. [HuffPost]

WE’RE GREEN WITH ENVY Over this Kate Middleton stunner of a gown. And while we’re on the royal topic ― here’s a rundown on Prince Charles’lonely childhood. [Vanity Fair]

BECAUSE HUMANITY CONTINUES TO DETERIORATE “Jumanji” the remake won’t be about a board game, but a video game. [HuffPost

AND WE WILL HAVE NIGHTMARES AFTER READING THIS WASHINGTON POST HEADLINE “Spiders could theoretically eat every human on Earth in one year.” Ron Weasley, we feel you right now, we feel you. [WaPo]

BEFORE YOU GO

~ A tale in two charts about Trump’s climate change plans.

~ Goodbye childhood: Crayola is axing one of its original 24 crayon colors.

~ Chrissy Teigen made her feelings about Fox News clear after they tweeted about her.

~ Jeb Bush had some thoughts about Trump’s tweets, which means we’re due for a Trump tweet diatribe on Bush any day now.

~ Darlene Cates, the mom in “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape,” has died. She was 69.

~ The creator of Comic Sans has no regrets.

~ The 13 signs you’re watching “prestige” TV.

~ We have no problem calling this “hand salad” what it is: a healthier way to eat dressing

~ We’ve had 11 seasons of “The Voice,” and no Kelly Clarksons or Carrie Underwoods yet.

~ Anyone want to field trip with us to the island where former president Barack Obama is holed up to write his memoir? Also, we would like to be cool enough one day to hole up on an island to write our memoirs.

~ The doctor responsible for fake butt implants has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

~ And don’t ask the internet to name soccer teams, because then things like this happen.

CORRECTION: This article has been updated with the correct spelling of Nunes. 

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