Font Embedding

Font embedding is inclusion of font files inside an electronic document. This has been possible with Portable Document Format (PDF), Microsoft Word for Windows and some other applications for many years. It is controversial because it allows copyrighted fonts to be freely distributed.

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Font Embedding - Controversy
... Font embedding is a controversial practice because it allows copyrighted fonts to be freely distributed ... The controversy can be mitigated by only embedding the characters required to view the document, but this prohibits adding of previously unused characters to the document ... Microsoft Internet Explorer only permits embedded fonts that include digital rights management (DRM) protections ...

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