A bipartisan amendment that would’ve forced the govt. to first establish a probable cause or reasonable suspicion of a crime to obtain a warrant to access Americans’ browsing data fell short by 1 vote in the Senate. Brought by Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Steve Daines (R-MT), it sought a higher bar than the current law under the Patriot Act Sect. 215, permitting bulk collection of browsing records.