OK, I stand corected
Bull...see the post above yours. Please quit spouting incorrect information.
If your rights are being infrenged upon, in order to make a valid suit, the image must be registered with the copyright office.
You are mistaken, please, do not start accusing people of stating false information, when the information is infact very true....
taken from copyright.gov:
"You will have to register, however, if you wish to bring a lawsuit for infringement of a U.S. work. See Circular 1, Copyright Basics, section "Copyright Registration." "