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Old 29th June 2018
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Winner Was Loser

https://www.grahamcluley.com/reality...-by-microdots/

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So it looks like I will have to revert to cutting words and letters from newspapers for my ransom demands then.
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Re: Winner Was Loser

This (printer ID by embedded micro dots) is hardly new, I can remember it being discussed at least 20 years ago.
Isn’t there a printer font thats made up of ransom note type newspaper clippings?
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Re: Winner Was Loser

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https://qz.com/1002927/computer-prin...s-for-decades/

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PS: If you do a search for "ransom fonts" the results are surprising
As I suspected on both counts although 2004 for the embedded tracking codes seems a bit more recent than my admittedly failing memory would have guessed. I imagine the ransom fonts have been around since font designing programs have been readily available.
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