In the blog you linked to the following is written: "the user only needs to perform a diligent search". So apparently this means that if after this "diligent search" nothing is found explaining the origin of the image, the image can be used. Nowadays a diligent search would almost certainly mean searching on the internet with Google's Image search engine or similar alternatives like TinEye. If your image is being sold on one the stock websites such as DT, a search like that would bring up the image in most cases. That would most definitely exclude it from being an "orphan".Of course, regulation like this creates confusion and does not promote respect for ownership and copyright. Not exactly what photographers needed right now... posted in UK Gov passes Instagram Act: All your pics belong to everyone now
You're making me jealous here... I just love Asia and this must be truly amazing.
I'm sure you'll have great sales, not much people going there yet. posted in Just returned from Myanmar (Burma)