Morning Media Summary


Wi-Fi hijackers cause download of trouble:
“THOUSANDS of Sydney households are placing their personal information at risk and inadvertently protecting fraudsters and users of child pornography by not securing their home Wi-Fi networks, a Fairfax investigation has shown.”

Facebook bans Google+ ad:
“Ingenuity is surely something to be admired. Commercial ingenuity is something to be revered.”

Global Warming / Environment / Energy:

Scientists ask for escort in Indian Ocean due to pirates:
“Scientists are seeking the help of the Australian and US navies to repel Somali pirates who are threatening one of the world’s key climate monitoring programmes.”

Insurance / Gambling:

Offshore gambling operators to be regulated in UK, says Government:
“The move is intended to bring the regulatory requirements for overseas companies into line with those in the UK.”

Health / Safety:

1,417: Another day, another round of Obamacare waivers:
“Congratulations to the 39 new recipients of coveted Obamacare waivers!”


Gold Tops $1,600 as Debt Fears Simmer
“Gold prices rallied to record highs above $1,600 an ounce on Monday, as investors spooked by the euro zone debt crisis and the threat of a U.S. default bought into the metal as a haven from risk.”


Barack Obama accused of crimes against humanity for Osama bin Laden killing:
“Daniel Fiol lodged a written complaint at the International Criminal Court accusing the US president of breaching the Geneva Convention.”


The SEIU NLRB Serial Job Killer:
“In just another example of the Obama administration making law by fiat, the National Labor Relations Board head Craig Becker is proposing new rules that would shotgun the formation of new union shops in as quick as ten days.”

Transportation/ Land Use:

Anxious Jersey City homeowners told their properties are being taken off eminent domain list:
“At a meeting at City Hall this afternoon, some 53 property owners in the McGinley Square area of Jersey City were told that their properties are coming off an eminent domain list.”

High-speed rail is a boondoggle:
“It’s difficult sometimes to find logic in the realm of government actions. It’s almost always there, but the action is not designed to do what you think it should. Therefore, you question the logic of the action.”