Traveling through hyper-space isn't like dusting crops

Cory Doctorow continues to impress me. His ability to distill simple truths about DRM and copy protection improves with each article. His latest Guardian posting is no exception:

There are some fundamental truths in the universe. We cannot travel faster than light, and we cannot make a copy protection system that is uncrackable.

Copy-fighters take notice. If you commit his simple, elegant explanation to memory, you have an excellent elevator pitch for the uninitiated. Since change to our Copyright Act might be eminent, there's no time like the present.