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Supporters Form Petitions to Save Google Reader

Will not be going gently into the dustbin of the Internet

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If you happened to be following the internet last night, then you know that Google announced it would be shutting down its Reader RSS platform on July 1. Of course, the entire internet went up in metaphorical flames over the news, and most users aren't too happy that the search giant is axing one of its services that's still used by tons of people.

In typical fashion as with most things on the internet, several petitions have been formed to protest the shutdown of the RSS service, including one at KeepGoogleReader.com, which petitions for Google to make the platform open source in order to keep it alive, and so far, over 21,000 people have signed it.

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