Player names

Pet Battles
Can someone please explain to me why we can't see player names? Is it a technical thing or maybe is there some reason other then masking the players behind anonymity? I'm legitimately curious.
To protect conflict-shy casuals from the possibility of less-than-nice people being less than nice to them.
To protect customer service employees from dealing with harassment reports from a mini-game.

Blizz learned their lesson from cross-faction communication in open beta. They know better than to open a similar can of worms.
I somewhat agree - @ least give us the option to display our name or not. Leave the default as off & everyone is happy.

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