What's in a name?
She used a pen name. Check. We can assume she was super secret safe with her identity, just like Bruce Wayne. So how did this happen? And why is it such a big deal? Is it illegal? No. Not in the United States. Not even in the Midwest.
Are we ashamed of what we write? I'm not. And yet, I swore Guillermo to secrecy. Why? I'm afraid of the reaction of others. Why? Because of the very thing that's happening to one EC author right now. What do you think?