Microsoft is developing a technology for its Edge browser that allows its to “automatically remove all traces” of certain websites on a PC.
Softpedia reported that the company’s new “Automation of browsing mode switching” patent shows the feature will automatically enable private browsing mode when it detects predefined websites, including those showing adult content.
The patent states that certain websites may “include content that a user may not want associated with the user’s identity or with their device”.
Techniques for automatically switching between different browsing modes are contained in the patent.
It is not clear when the feature will be completed and released.