Mysterious Baghdad Web log keeper captivates cyberspace

“Every day, tens of thousands of people turn to the Web seeking updates from a mysterious scribe whose detailed accounts of life in besieged Baghdad have made him a cyberspace celebrity. | Little is known for sure about Salam Pax, whose nom de plume means ‘peace’ in Arabic and Latin. But his Web journal ostensibly written from his Baghdad home vividly criticizes the authoritarian rule of Saddam Hussein and the U.S.-British war on his nation.” —Mysterious Baghdad Web log keeper captivates cyberspaceUSA Today)

An editor sat on this story too long. Salaam Pax hasn’t posted in over a week.