The Conservatives have set out plans to reverse what they describe as "the rise of the surveillance state".
Well, if correct that is certainly a step in the right direction.
They have pledged to scrap two new databases - the ID card register and ContactPoint - and strengthen powers of the Information Commissioner. The Conservatives say they want to restore public trust in the use of personal data by the state.
I'll believe it when I see it. You see, as far as I'm concerned, if any of the Big Three told me that the sky is blue and the sea is wet, I'd go and check it out with my own eyes.
Is it going to make me vote Tory in the general election? Nope.