Fortnite goes to battle with Apple

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including the escalation of ‘Fortnite’ video game maker Epic Games’ legal battle against Apple over its App Store rules, plus two copyright cases that weren’t copyright cases which failed because they were copyright cases.

SECTION TIMES
01: Epic v Apple (00:04:18)
02: 50 Cent v Rick Ross and Genius v Google (00:17:46)

STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK
• Fortnite maker ramps up anti-Apple rhetoric in new legal filing (https://completemusicupdate.com/article/fortnite-maker-ramps-up-anti-apple-rhetoric-in-new-legal-filing/)
• 50 Cent can’t sue over uncleared sample on publicity right grounds
(https://completemusicupdate.com/article/50-cent-cant-sue-over-uncleared-sample-on-publicity-right-grounds/)

ALSO MENTIONED
• Beats 1 rebrands as Apple Music 1 (https://completemusicupdate.com/article/beats-1-rebrands-as-apple-music-1/)
• Setlist: Genius accuses Google of stealing lyrics from its website (June 2019)
(https://completemusicupdate.com/article/setlist-lyrics-krept-konan-vivendi/)

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