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regional court finds embedding Google Fonts in a website violates , "legitimate interest" did not apply since the fonts can easily be directly integrated into their website, thereby avoiding sending IP addresses to .

thehackernews.com/2022/01/germ

@guardianproject I'm really happy to see someone paying attention to real privacy implications here. Here's an idea: include all free Google Fonts in Debian/Ubuntu then make standard webserver configs to enable serving them at a "well known" path. So many sites run on Debian/Ubuntu, it'd be easy.

@guardianproject haha, so this means embedding #Google Fonts on a website without asking for proper user consent gets fined in Germany. Pretty good news IMHO. 😁

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