FlashCP is a
copyrightenforcement technology for the storage of electronic materials (e.g. e-books). Originally developed under the trademark"BootLocker", SanDiskacquired the technology in 2005with the purchase of Israeli-based MDRM. [cite news | title=SanDisk acquires MDRM | url=http://www.letsgodigital.org/en/news/articles/story_2290.html | work = [http://www.letsgodigital.org/ LetsGoDigital.org] |date=2005-01-05| author=Hissink, Dennis | accessdate = 2006-08-21]
FlashCP is primarily used on
USB flash drivesto provide students with storage capabilities of copyrighted material, while protecting the rights of the copyright holders. This is done through the use of Windows-based softwarethat must be installed in order to use the FlashCP capability of the flashdrive. The software is not drivers, but interfaces with proprietary firmwarein the flashdrive.
Currently,When SanDisk manufacturers one drive that uses the FlashCP technology, called the Freedom Drive, and is part of the
* [http://www.sandisk.com/flashcp/ SanDisk's Page on FlashCP]
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