According to an article on, photographers can use the “FBI Copyright Warning”. You know the one that appears before every movie you rent. Copy this photo and the FBI will hunt you down like the dog that you are. Well, not really. The FBI will not really come after you. Your best protection is to register all your photos, all the time, as soon as possible. But this warning might make some pause. As our Jewish mothers always say, like chicken soup- couldn’t hurt.