Originally posted on google+
For the record. I agree with Eric Schmidt. It's google's platform. If they say the rules are real names then you play by the rules or you don't use it or you get bumped off. Google knows their plans for + and they don't have to tell everyone what they are right now.
When you purchase something on Amazon or with iTunes you have to use your real name, credit card information and address. Amazon and Apple/iTunes has all of that information. Apple by the way has the largest online store.
The difference is you provide both services with your email address, [...]