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The font issue: Is your company playing by the rules?

Learn about font licensing agreements from someone who actually reads the fine print

What is a font?

⚖️ Commercial versus personal use

🔮 Beware of “free” fonts

💰 What are the costs?

What is an End-User Licence Agreement (EULA)?

🤝 What types of licenses are there?

🤔 What is a live font and how is it different from a rasterized or outlined font?

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See the difference between the above two examples? You can copy and paste the text from the first example, but you can’t do it with the second example because it’s a PNG image file. You can only copy/paste the actual PNG.

✋ Common restrictions and limitations

🙏 Google Fonts: a saving grace

Conclusion

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