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Re: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 09:02:20 +0000
Message-ID: <4912B29C.3050201@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Thomas Phinney wrote:

> If people want to actively pirate fonts and strip DRE information out
> of them, they can and will. But having such info in the fonts there
* means that people will have to knowingly do something that most people
* think is wrong, and experience (PDF, SWF) and survey data both suggest

Actually, the big problem with intellectual property law is that most 
people don't think it is wrong.  Most IT management people will know 
that it is illegal, but I'm not even convinced that many ordinary people 
even realise that.

* that most people won't go so far.

When dealing with people in a non-business context I can find it quite 
embarrassing having to refuse offers of infringing copies of copyright 
material.


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