I step onto a metro or tram in Amsterdam and I swipe my transport card. This card has my photo and an RFID chip with personal information about who I am and where I live. I swipe the card again upon exit, as per the rules, which goes onto a database that contains information about the duration of my ride, the cost, and locations.
I go buy bread at my favorite local bakery and the sign next to the cash register reads “debit only”, so i swipe my bank card. … Read Full Text