Earlier this year, you might have heard that a German court ruled that embedding Google Fonts on your website without the user’s consent could be against the law. This is because the user’s IP is passed directly to Google when the file is downloaded. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, also known as GDPR, classifies user IPs as personally identifiable information (PII). So the website operator must obtain the user’s explicit consent. But don’t worry, there are solutions how to handle this issue: Embed the fonts locally Use another source without IP tracking For the first solution, there areā€¦

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