Originally Posted by pdurrant
Although in practise, this is a silly fear. It might have been valid once, when computer fonts first came in back in 1987 and digital distribution was harder. In 2012, when if you want a font without paying for it there are numerous pirate sites and torrents, worrying about your fonts being embedded in documents is silly.
And a sizeable number of FOSS font makers who just want attribution or a copy of what you did with their work.