Real ID & forums, a news site roundup

Firstly an interesting article which might give some insight into one of the drivers for this change

Now, here is the news

BBC News – World of Warcraft maker to end anonymous forum logins

USA Today – ‘WoW’ studio Blizzard to require real names on forums

Associated Press & Affiliates – Bye-Bye Trolls? Blizzard Forums to Use Real Names
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CVG – Fans rage over Blizzard forum plans

PCGamer (UK) – Why Blizzard’s new forum plan is an epic fail

The Register – Blizzard exposes real names on WoW forums – WoW Real ID: A Really Bad Idea

Ars Technica – Blizzard: post about StarCraft 2? Use your real name

Gamespy – Blizzard to Require Real Names on Official Forums

Kotaku – Blizzard Forums Will Soon Display Your Real Name
Kotaku – Blizzard’s Real Name Forum Policy Has Fans In An Uproar

Joystiq – Your real name to appear on Blizzard’s official forums

Inc Gamers – Blizzard Going Too Far With Real ID?

MTV Multiplayer – Blizzard Cracks Down On Anonymity In Official Forums – Blizzard forces users to show real names: Internet security they have heard of it

Product Reviews News – WoW Real ID System: Security Flaw Found

ITWorld – Blizzard to share your name with angry video game nerds

Voodoo Extreme – Is Blizzard’s Real ID Safe, Or A Playground For Sexual Deviants?
Voodoo Extreme – Blizzard Forums To Require Use Of Real Name, Rage Ensues

Examiner National – World of Warcraft Players WoWed by Blizzard’s REALID announcement

EuroGamer – Blizzard forums to require real names

GameFocus – Blizzard To Kill Anonymity On Forums

Strategy Informer – removes “veil of anonymity” on forums, real names used

HuskyStarcraft – Blizzard Forums: First and Last Names [VIDEO]
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AusGamers – Blizzard Switching Forums to Real ID System

Australian Gamer – Blizzard decide to give out subscribers’ real names

Zeroday – Is Korean Law Driving Policy at Blizzard?

Hell Mode – Why Real ID is a Really Bad Idea

Tank Spot – RealID — Unethical and Dangerous

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