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I'm not a typography guy, but I have had the task of administrating a font server delegated to me. Think hot potato. This is a server where everyone has thrown all kinds of fonts onto the server in the past without any concern to the licensing, how the font was acquired or how the fonts are use once they are available on the server.
I'm guessing I will need to sort through all the existing fonts, one by one, and match them to licensing I find online.
Any recommendation for font server software that has great licensing management features? i'd like to key-in main licensing features if there is a way to broadcast this info from the server to the end-user.
Any additional techniques or applications that would help to control use of fonts? Prevent collect for output, when it isn't allowed. Prevent logo creation, when it is not allow. Prevent internet use, when it is not allowed. But still allow these things when the licensing does allow for it. I can't micromanage 500 users, but I'd like to have a way to indicate licensing restrictions, at the time of end-user server use. If there was a way to require users to read or agree to the licensing at the point of use, even better. Right now, the people that buy the font are agreeing to licensing for fonts they do not use. Buyers agree to anything, and that is never communicated effectively to those that do use the fonts. Users think we "own" all the fonts.
Who governs or polices font EULAs? Do they have any guidelines? What are the visiting hours in prison?