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Mainly for accessibility reasons, among others, all listed pretty well here:

Also the fonts themselves are usually bigger in size than an SVG/SVG sprite, and sometimes people turn off custom webfonts, or they just don’t render at all, leading to useless text on the page 🙂

This came up for me because for fun, I was testing out one of my sites in Opera Mobile, which is a super low-res browser that’s gaining in the developing world (it works on non-smartphones and on slow connections). Webfonts are completely disabled in this browser, so you end up getting an image like disabled webfont