A thought experiment for surpassing the speed of light
You have a straight, light, hard, inelastic rod at hand. It's pretty long, long enough so that you can hold it out of your window and into your friends window at the other side of the street.
The way you and your friend communicate is through morse code. You move the rod a distance x so that it hits your friend's wall and makes a sound. *Bump--BumpBump-Bump* The morse code is easily heard and interpreted.
Make your rod reach from your house to another galaxy, and place your friend there. Continue communicating as usual. Will the information now travel faster than the speed of light?