Just a reprint to get the rumor mill started. SectionZ from Tripletags.com got this Email from the SCEE forums:
As a member of the Official European PlayStation Forums, this email is to inform you about some upcoming changes that will affect your Forum account.
During the next two weeks, the Forums will be joining forces with PLAYSTATION®Network. Soon, you will be able to use your PSN Sign In ID to log in to the Forums."
More at the source.