cease and desist

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cease and desist

An order from a government authority requiring one to stop engaging in some activity, such as construction without a proper permit. If issued from a court, it would be called an injunction.

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Perez Hilton, has been sued in federal court for copyright infringement by X17, Hollywood's largest celebrity photo agency, after ignoring countless cease and desist notices from numerous photo agencies and media outlets.