A rant I made at a google+ post comment, I think this is my best yet & I've copied it verbatim. If you want to check out the post, here is the link.
Edit - You can't check the google+ post as it seems the OP has deleted it. Shame, it had some of my best comments :(
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Google Plus (Google+) stirred up a controversy by deleting, wholesale, accounts created under pseudonyms instead of under real names. Google+ acknowledged their mistakes and is now formulating an official policy for naming conventions on their new social network.
There are legitimate reasons that users might need to use pseudonyms. The most obvious and crucial one is anonymity for political dissidents and social activists. Without that anonymity, activism can be too dangerous to…