For many years, web designers—frustrated by the narrow range of web-safe fonts—have been demanding the ability to embed different fonts in their web pages. It’s hard to believe, but Internet Explorer (IE) 4 was the first browser to support embedded fonts way back in 1997. Two main factors prevented other browsers from following suit: IE used a proprietary technology for web fonts; and font foundries were concerned about fonts being downloaded and reused without paying license fees.
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