For this technology was invented, Microsoft Edge could automatically switch to incognito mode if it detects that you watching porn

The incognito mode of the browsers has a little utility to protect the privacy of a user, for what it does serve effectively is to avoid saving the browsing history in the machine where we use it, hence this function is the favorite to the time to watch porn

In Microsoft Edge, this navigation is called “InPrivate”, and like all other browsers that support the function, the user must open a new private window manually. Microsoft wants to change this in certain special cases.

The Redmond have applied for a new patent called “Automation of Browsing Mode Switching” ( automation of change of navigation mode ), which would make the browser automatically ensure that when you visit websites that you prefer to keep anonymous.

The patent reads that since some websites include ” content that a user might not want to associate with their identity or with their device “, many browsers include a private mode that allows the user to view a website minimizing the data that is retained and that They can be used to indicate that a user visited that page.

According to the diagram: The request to go to a website while browsing in normal mode is detected. Then it is determined if the website is associated with a trigger that changes from normal mode.

If there is a mode change associated with the website, it will open in a different mode, and if not, a message with instructions will be presented. When it is changed automatically a notification of the new navigation mode will be displayed.

Since typically these private modes require the user to initiate incognito navigation proactively, the Microsoft implementation would allow the automation of the process so that no trace of the visit is left on the device.

The way in which Microsoft Edge will determine if a website needs to be hidden or not is by keeping a list of websites with adult content on your PC, or by using a database in the cloud.

Not only porn websites could receive this treatment, but it is clearly the first thing that comes to mind. Social networks or sites with medical information could have the same treatment.

For now, it is only a patent, there is no guarantee that it will become a function at some point, but interesting it is.

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