Report: Privacy Concerns Another Reason For Shuttering Google Reader

This is how Google broke the bad news to Reader users.

This is how Google broke the bad news to Reader users.

Earlier this month, Google announced it will pull the plug on Google Reader come July, saying it would reallocate resources elsewhere in the company. But AllThingsD reports that another reason was because no one was really manning the Reader ship and Google didn’t want to get stung with another pricey privacy problem. [via AllThingsD]