Awesome! Now What?!
I still earn money from my affiliate links on their site so I will leave those for now. I've decided I've got too much on my plate right now to make any sudden decisions.
I do hear talk of people moving their content off the site, which usually happens after a site makes an announcement like this. I'm going to snoop around the groups on Facebook and see what I find out. For now, I've done what they suggested and added my own Adsense code to the site and I suggest you do the same.
As for the writers that were so dependent on the money they were earning - that sucks. I know some of them and it sucks, I'm very sorry, I've been there and I know how you feel.
Robin tried to warn people that these sorts of sites are not the place to build up your online content, she speaks from experience. If you are serious about writing online, starting your own website is the only way to go.
The Pajama Affiliates offer a step by step home blogging course that teaches people how to make money online. If you're serious about writing online for money, then having YOUR OWN blog is the only way to go.
These third party sites keep changing the rules because it's their playground you're playing on. All the time spent writing on these sites you could have had something of your own by now.