Verification is impossible. I can send you my' phhposootped driver's licence in the name of John Smith. Or would you prefer one in some other name? How would this be of rear endistance to you?rear enduming that there was some sort of internationally recognised non-photoshoppable ID, how long would it take Google to check 200 Million of them?Credit Card? If you want to restrict G+ primarily to well-off Westerners go for it.SMS to an anonymous cell phone only verifies that somebody' whose real name is unverifiable has claimed to be named John Smith and can be aware of messages sent to a particular phone.Real Names are meaningless when there are 200 Million people in the same room. They don't scale up.