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Theres no Such thing As Free Porn xHamster Hack Compromises 380,000 Users

I have long said that in the end you are gonna pay for that porn you watch on the tube sites and this is the kinda thing that bears me out. You may be thinking big deal they got passwords to a porn site BUT the also got info about the users and without […]

One Nation Under Surveillance

This is EXACTLY the kind of thing that ends up being used inappropriately and no doubt will be used against porners. Dont start finger pointing at Trump or Obama either it was passed by a Republican House and senate and signed by a Democratic President, just another example of the supposed two party system […]

Brits Ban Porn Without Age Verification

The British Government has been working on this for some time and it now looks to be British law. The reason that this is news is because the U.S. Government has also considered this move. Most everyone agrees that hardcore porn is too easily accessed by children, both intentionally and inadvertently. The story is […]

Encoding Your Video

In keeping with the move towards helping girls and guys who want to do it themselves this is the question I get the most….I have the video on my camcorder…now what do I do with it?


[note this post is also helpful if you want to post a video to youtube or facebook […]

What I Think

I have been asked what I think about particular things so here we go…in no particular order


President Elect Trump: certainly not my first choice but I refuse to buy into the doomsday nonsense. Our system is well designed to make sure no one branch of government gets too much power, try as they […]

Please Pay Attention to the Author Line in Posts

I have several people currently writing for mikesouth.com, they may post at will and posts are not reviewed or necessarily the position of me.

I like having people in the industry contribute here and I have no problem if they don’t agree with me, I even encourage it! That’s what it’s all about, when […]

AdultFriendFinder/Penthouse Hacked Again This Time Its HUGE!

400 million accounts, even ‘closed’ accounts are still in their database, and apparently the passwords were mostly stored insecurely.

According to the site LeakedSource

A list of sites we have verified, how many affected accounts and a brief description are as follows: Adultfriendfinder.com 339,774,493 users

Cams.com 62,668,630 users

Penthouse.com 7,176,877 users

Stripshow.com 1,423,192 users


Americanism Not Globalism: The Case for the Donald Trump Presidency

In early hours of November 9, 2016, after the most bitter, brutal and twisted presidential race in recent history, Donald J. Trump was declared 45th elected President of the United States of America. During the 18 months of his unconventional and unorthodox campaign which he financed by his own money and donations from working class […]

Will The FSC Prove Me Wrong?

Porners were given a reprieve by voters in California on Tuesday. Prop 60 failed to pass. The question now becomes what will Porn Valley do with the huge break they were given? You see there is still a problem with rampant STDs, there is still the fact that a performer who wants to use […]

Insurer Can’t Avoid Litigation Costs For HIV Infected Performers

Please read this carefully, it is VERY relevant, even though it is about legal fees NOT about compensation for performers…Again it dispells the No on set transmission BS….

From CourthouseNews.

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Two days after California voters rejected a proposal to require condoms for porn actors, a federal judge told an insurer it […]