YouTube Changes ContentID Rules

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YouTube Changes ContentID Rules

Billboard reports: Internet video giant YouTube has made a change in its Content ID evaluation process that will benefit creators whose work has been improperly challenged by a rights holder.

Admitting “we agree this process could be better,” YouTube announced the move in a Thursday blog post Thursday, and it seems like a simple fix. The platform will now continue to collect, but retain, any ad revenue accrued until any rights-verification process that has been started is resolved. The money retained will then be distributed to the correct parties. Previously, neither the creator nor the rights holder, often major music labels or individuals with a stake in the song, were paid while a dispute was being examined. Click on the link below to read more…

Author: Chris Talbott, Billboard

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