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are there any legal considerations for using @font-face

  • # November 10, 2011 at 4:28 am


    I want to use @font-face to have a font in my portfolio, the font is not free, would I need to have a permission to upload it on the web or not?

    I’m asking as I think I read something a long these lines in an article, but I cant find the article or any thing on google relating to this, so it could be nothing. Does anyone know if there is a reason why not to use @font-face (for legal considerations)


    # November 10, 2011 at 6:41 am

    Read the license agreement. In a lot of cases you cannot use @font-face however you can use images (unfortunately) instead. What typeface is it?

    # November 10, 2011 at 7:43 am

    yes I forgot that these fonts have license agreements. I already designed it with images but I thought to change to @font-face. The typeface is Amienne – I’ll try to find what it says in the agreement.

    # November 10, 2011 at 8:06 am

    If you read #3, it says you are allowed to embed them in any way you choose. The answer to your questions is yes, you can embed it using @font-face.

    # November 10, 2011 at 12:47 pm

    Thanks for your help. I tried searching but I did not find much useful information. Thanks

    # November 10, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    Next time search for the foundry of the typeface which is what I have done. From there you should be able to find license agreements.

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