It appears Nintendo was watching and listening as people were destroying their TVs across the globe because of faulty Wii-straps. Nintendo has decided to release a WiiMote with a more durable strap in case of hand-slippage. These new straps are initially available in Australia.
Until these new WiiMotes come stateside, you should probably stick with the fishing-line fix or just dry off your hands every once in a while, tubby.
Wii Remote Straps Already Fixed [Kotaku]