Google has decided to kill Reader. This is not the first time a product I use and value has been discontinued. I continue to use lots of products that were discontinued, such as my TV and car. The difference is my TV and car continue to work just fine. I can still get service, and parts will remain available for quite some time.
Google Reader will be gone on July 1. Google considers its obligation nothing other than notifying me that the service will be euthanized. Certainly Google has no obligation to provide me a free service, and should they opt to discontinue it, that