"In science fiction one can say a great many things that are unpalatable, … because it's expressed as science fiction you can slip it past their defenses."
Not for them the old-fashioned radios, and other devices which, as marvelous as they are, must use plodding electromagnetic radiation to carry the message.
I can't think of an earlier reference to the idea of FTL communication in science fiction.
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