[OpenID board] Status of the OpenID Foundation Europe

Jean-Noël Colin jn.colin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 09:34:46 UTC 2009

Hi Henrik

I must admit I do share your concerns about openid europe; I haven't seen much activity around that foundation and was also wondering whether it would be more appropriate to have one single consolidated foundation, rather than maintaining an idle one.

Best regards

Jean-Noel Colin

On 25 Nov 2009, at 03:06, Henrik Biering wrote:

> Hi Snorri,
> how are you doing? I have not heard anything from you for quite a long time.
> Yesterday, I discovered that the openid.dk domain registered by OpenID foundation Europe had expired and had been deactivated.
> I have now managed to pay the invoice and get the domain reactivated.
> However, I wonder about the situation of OpenID Europe Foundation in general. You have done an impressive job of aquiring the European and National Trademarks for OpenID as well as several national OpenID domains on behalf of the EU foundation, and it would be sad to see the result of these efforts vanish.
> If there are no resources available to maintain OpenID Foundation Europe, maybe it is appropriate to consider how this IPR may be consolidated within the global OpenID Foundation (or alternatively at the national levels).
> Best Regards,
> Henrik Biering
> OpenID-DK representative
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