<html><head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=iso-8859-1"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space;" class="">Lovely idea, but member states have strong views and very different situations. &nbsp;And the Euro is under a lot of strain as we watch the Greek situation worsen. &nbsp;For those not aware, there are really only two outcomes: &nbsp;Greek exit and financial collapse unless/until others finance Greece, potentially including Russia or China or the markets - or different EU banks (particularly German) take the hit; or, the EU (Germany in particular) breaks EU rules and funds Greece to stay in, which would create a precedent for Spain, Italy and Portugal to claim similar help. &nbsp;<div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Is there a role for trust and IDM under this situation? &nbsp;Yes, a lot. &nbsp;But the devil is in the detail and there is lot of it. &nbsp;I suggest you watch the ETSI Security Week end of June, that where the EU &amp; international cyber discussions, including identity, are happening.<br class=""><div class=""><br class="webkit-block-placeholder"></div><div apple-content-edited="true" class="">Happy to discuss anytime.</div><div apple-content-edited="true" class=""><br class=""></div><div apple-content-edited="true" class="">regards,<br class=""><br class="">Patrick<br class=""><br class="">Patrick Curry<br class="">Director<br class="">Clarion Identity Ltd<br class=""><br class="">M: &nbsp; +44 786 024 9074<br class="">T: &nbsp; +44 1980 620606<br class=""><a href="mailto:patrick.curry@clarionidentity.com" class="">patrick.curry@clarionidentity.com</a><br class=""><br class=""><br class=""><br class="">

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<br class=""><div><div class="">On 13 May 2015, at 21:36, Joni Brennan &lt;<a href="mailto:joni@kantarainitiative.org" class="">joni@kantarainitiative.org</a>&gt; wrote:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div class=""><div dir="ltr" class="">(apologies) and now with link:<div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><a href="http://ec.europa.eu/priorities/digital-single-market/" class="">http://ec.europa.eu/priorities/digital-single-market/</a><br class=""></div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br clear="all" class=""><div class=""><div class="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr" class=""><div class=""><div dir="ltr" class=""><div class=""><div class="">Best Regards,<br class=""></div><br clear="all" class="">Joni Brennan<br class="">Kantara Initiative | Executive Director<br class="">email: joni @ <a href="http://kantarainitiative.org/" target="_blank" class="">kantarainitiative.org</a><br class=""><br class=""></div>Connecting Identity for a more trustworthy Internet - <a href="http://www.slideshare.net/kantarainitiative/kantara-overview2014-37969351" target="_blank" class="">Overview</a><br class=""><br class=""><div class="">
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<br class=""><div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 1:15 PM, Joni Brennan <span dir="ltr" class="">&lt;<a href="mailto:joni@kantarainitiative.org" target="_blank" class="">joni@kantarainitiative.org</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br class=""><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr" class=""><div class=""><div class=""><div dir="ltr" class=""><div dir="ltr" class=""><div class="">Seeking to level the playing market in the EU</div><div class=""><br class=""></div></div></div></div></div>
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