Convergence - 9:08 pm on Feb 18, 2013 (gmt 0)
I think things might go a LOT further than that. Have you noticed how much Mr. Schmidt goes to Washington? I'm guessing that the main driver behind the removal of online anonymity is the US government (and maybe Interpol) and I'd also guess this movement impacts other big online businesses beyond Google. It's just that we follow Google a lot more closely.