The anti-piracy font that computers can't read

We all use the internet almost every day and share the likes of photos, new work and personal information. Taking matters of privacy into his own hands, an internet user by the name of Sang Mun (opens in new tab) has developed a font which cannot be read by computers.

Entitled 'ZXX (opens in new tab)' the font has been designed in such a way that computers with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) will not be able to recognise it. It comes in four different variations and whilst each remains readable to the human eye, computers will be unable to collate any information.

Mun has made the font free for all users on his website (opens in new tab) to encourage more action against infringement of privacy. It's a nice idea but does the font work well as a design? Will it actually 'trick' computers? Let us know in the comments box below!

anti-piracy font

anti-piracy font

anti-piracy font

anti-piracy font

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