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If a company is using a font-family as a part of their branding then how would someone know if the company has a license for it's use or not?

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    "someone gave it to me" – fred_dot_u May 11 '18 at 15:16
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    "Is it illegal to download music I haven't paid for from a free source?" "Is it illegal to download movies I haven't paid for from a free source?" "Is it illegal to download games I haven't paid for from a free source?" "Is it illegal to download artwork I haven't paid for from a free source?" – LateralTerminal May 11 '18 at 17:34
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    Can you please edit additional information into the question. Also please specify what you want to do with the font and why you wish to know. Please note that we do not like to assist in illegal activities. – Wrzlprmft May 14 '18 at 9:54
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    Relevant reading: wired.com/2015/10/… – curious Sep 3 '18 at 15:02
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If the font is being redistributed illegally, you're still liable for using it without a valid licence. The probability of getting caught depends on how you use it, but it is still illegal.

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    If an illegal font was used in a forest and nobody was around to see it was any law broken? A good question for philosophy.se – LateralTerminal May 11 '18 at 18:04

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