Despite the Iranian government trying to distance themselves from this mess, the spiritual leader of the majority of Iran's muslim people says Rushdie is still a heretic and the fatwa is still in effect. He's made it this far without getting assassinated, so maybe he feels safe, but still I wouldn't want to be in Rushdie's shoes (story.news.yahoo.com)
(edited by Stilton on 21.1.05 1501) The Goal: SLACK The Method: The Casting Out of False Prophets The Weapon: Time Control The Motto: "Fuck Them All of they Can't Take a Joke"
http://www.bleedingcool.com/ for the whole story. Apparently it was a mistake, and they are trying to fix some of it. People who ordered huge might get cancellation emails, while others got lucky and still get their orders.