Content ID product manager David Rosenstein announced in a blog post that all content creators in the YouTube Partner Program can now take advantage of the solution, which works as follows: Ads will continue to be run against videos, and YouTube will hold funds from those ads separately until the Content ID dispute is resolved. He added:
While you can dispute a Content ID claim at any time, the vast majority of disputes are made within the first five days of a claim being placed on your videos. Our new system is designed accordingly: If you choose to dispute a claim within the first five days of receiving it, we will hold revenue from the day the Content ID claim was placed. If you choose to dispute a Content ID claim after five days of the original claim, we will start holding the revenue on the date the dispute is made. Read more about how this works here.
Readers: What are your thoughts on this move by YouTube?