Nah he can be a dick at times but he isn't stupid.
I like the guy, and I also think he has the contempt for Kao that would lead him to write such a PM as implied. Hell, I'd probably write the same kind of PM if some internet faux-tough-guy threatened to contact my ISP about some forum postings.
/disclaimer about this all being conjecture on my part.
Edited, Dec 9th 2012 6:29pm by trickybeck