cease and desist
TikToker says he’s being threatened with legal action for ‘exposing’ Starbucks. Is it for clout?
'The amount of people who believe this is scary.'
On Jun 9, 2022 by Kathleen Wong
Etsy removes ‘Feyoncé’ engagement mug after cease-and-desist letter from Beyoncé
Products like these should be outlawed regardless.
On Jan 24, 2015 by Miles Klee
Getting to know Shirterate, Choire Sicha’s neckbeard-fashion disruptor
Awl coproprietor Choire Sicha tackles a full-scale failure of casual menswear.
On Jul 11, 2014 by Miles Klee
10 things I’ve learned from having my work stolen online
An online manufacturer stole a design I created for their line of watches. Here's what I took away from the experience.
On Mar 17, 2014 by [email protected]
Forget about Coinye—now there’s Kim Coindashian
Enjoy it while you can.
On Feb 11, 2014 by Miles Klee
Wikimedia staffer loses job over edit-for-cash scandal
Wikipedians allege Sarah Stierch edited the crowdsourced encyclopedia on behalf of paying clients.
On Jan 9, 2014 by Tim Sampson
Wikipedia hits sockpuppet PR firm with cease-and-desist notice
Wiki-PR is not affiliated with Wikipedia, and Wikipedia wants to make that clear.
On Nov 19, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Reddit’s LGBT ‘gaymers’ nix legal battle over their name
Defeated gaymer.org founder pulled the plug on his website.
On Aug 22, 2013 by Miles Klee
Is California trying to shut down Bitcoin?
Californian seems intent to strangle the digital currency.
On Jul 5, 2013 by Joe Kloc
Nutella drops cease-and-desist against Nutella fan site
Nutelladay.com will not be going dark after all.
On May 21, 2013 by Jennifer Abel
Donut company forces rapper Krispy Kreme to find a new name
The 21-year-old is reportedly considering such new monikers as Froggy Fresh, Jelly Bean, and Lil Kuntry.
On Dec 4, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
Obama’s “Sesame Street” ad forces the show’s hand
After being caught in the crosshairs, the educational nonprofit Sesame Street Workshop has issued a formal no-endorsement in the presidential race.
On Oct 10, 2012 by Chase Hoffberger
Can you trademark a community? Reddit’s r/gaymers hit with cease-and-desist letter
The owner of Gaymer.org says Reddit's r/gaymers community infringes on his trademark.
On Sep 10, 2012 by Kevin Morris