In addition to sanctions,now Russia cannot write in Times New Roman, Arial and Helvetica
The Nexta news agency advances this Thursday that the creator of some of the most used text fonts in the world has banned the use in Russia of its most popular options.
As confirmed by Sky News, the American company Monotype has decided to block the use of text fonts such as Times New Roman, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma or Helvetica. In addition to not being available on sites accessible from Russia, these sources will also be unavailable for other areas.
In addition to book publishers, website and software developers as well as advertising agencies residing in Russia will also be affected. In this way, those affected will have to look for other text fonts to use in their respective functions.
Times New Roman, Arial, Verdana, Tahoma, and Helvetic fonts have become unavailable to #Russians by the copyright holder's decision. When trying to open a page with the catalog from Russian IP addresses, an access ban message appears. pic.twitter.com/9HZ27Otcgg
— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) April 14, 2022