The Fortnite "Swipe It" emote that rapper 2 Milly says infringes on his "Milly Rock" dance move. Fortnite maker Epic Games has long faced criticism for using existing dance moves as "inspiration" for its popular in-game emotes without offering compensation to the creators of those dances. Rapper 2 Milly (aka Terrence Ferguson) is now the first to take Epic to court over the issue. Milly argues in a federal lawsuit filed this week in the Central District of California that Epic infringed on his copyright, violated his right of publicity, and engaged in unfair competition by using his "Milly Rock" dance move as the basis for the paid "Swipe It" emote in the game without his permission.

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  • Fortnite Creators Sued for Infringing Rapper’s Dance Moves
    See Ferguson v. Epic Games, Inc., 18-cv-10110 (C.D. Cal.). The federal suit alleges that Epic’s “Fortnite” – which has made more than $1 billion through in-game purchases – offered and sold the dance ...
    12/13/2018 - 10:25 am | View Link
  • Rapper Sues Video Game Maker Over Fortnite Dance Move
    That dance, known as the Milly Rock, is at the center of a lawsuit filed Wednesday by rapper 2 Milly against Epic Games ... the “unauthorized misappropriation of Ferguson’s highly popular dance craze, ...
    12/6/2018 - 10:54 am | View Link
  • Rapper Sues Video Game Maker Over Fortnite Dance Move
    That dance, known as the Milly Rock, is at the center of a lawsuit filed Wednesday by rapper 2 Milly against Epic Games ... the “unauthorized misappropriation of Ferguson’s highly popular dance craze, ...
    12/6/2018 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • Rapper Sues Video Game Maker Over Fortnite Dance Move
    That dance, known as the Milly Rock, is at the center of a lawsuit filed Wednesday by rapper 2 Milly against Epic Games ... the "unauthorized misappropriation of Ferguson's highly popular dance craze, ...
    12/6/2018 - 10:36 am | View Link
  • Rapper Sues Video Game Maker Over Fortnite Dance Move
    That dance, known as the Milly Rock, is at the center of a lawsuit filed Wednesday by rapper 2 Milly against Epic Games ... the "unauthorized misappropriation of Ferguson's highly popular dance craze, ...
    12/6/2018 - 10:35 am | View Link
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