If you’re lucky enough to be traveling to China for the 2008 Summer Olympics, you should think carefully about the security and safety of your personal belongings, as well as your information.  Travelers should be aware that as in any large metropolitan area, any computing devices (such as smart phones, PDAs, and laptops) are at a high risk of theft.   Additionally, the United States State Department has advised the following about travel to China: Security personnel may at times place foreign visitors under surveillance.  Hotel rooms, telephones, and fax machines may be monitored, and personal possessions in hotel rooms, including computers, may be searched without the consent or knowledge of the traveler.  Foreign government officials, journalists, and business people with[…]