What other country could get away with this? No doubt there will be many more cloak and dagger stories emanating from
Beijing between now and the end of September. I will not be following the Olympic games, but I will be interested in all of the side-shows that will crop up (see Tibet) in the mean time.
US Olympic tourists warned about monitoring in hotels
"All visitors should be aware that they have no reasonable expectation of privacy in public or private locations," according to the State Department site. "All hotel rooms and offices are considered to be subject to on-site or remote technical monitoring at all times. Hotel rooms, residences and offices may be accessed at any time without the occupant's consent or knowledge," it said.
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