Haags Nieuwsblad, 11 Feb 2011: 'Personalised OV-chip card in breach of privacy laws'
"That the OV-chipkaart still suffers from many teething problems is a fact, but HTM also receives many complaints about the difference between the anonymous OV-chip and the personal card. Not only is the chip card's susceptibility to fraud a problem, the card violates privacy laws and discriminates against travellers who do not want a personal card. (...) Bas Filippini, founder and chairman of the Privacy First Foundation: "What is happening now is the reversal of the legal principle. People are financially disadvantaged when they protect their privacy and are excluded from service."
Read HERE the entire article in the Haags Nieuwsblad.