March 21, 2003
Author Defends His Use of an Online Pseudonym
To the Editor:
The February 14 Hot Type article about me was filled with errors. ... David Glenn claims that I denied ever participating in Internet chat rooms and then points out that I had indeed participated, using a pseudonym. In fact, I did participate under my own name for a substantial period of time. My denial of participation was clearly in the context of the discussion list for firearms-regulation scholars. ...
The bottom line is that I had a hard-disk crash in July