Late last month, we reported that Microsoft did are working on offering a VPN service to the Microsoft Edge browser. At the time, Microsoft was introducing the feature but hadn’t launched it yet. Well, that’s changing now that the “Secure Network” is VPN launch now on Edge.
Microsoft has officially announced the native VPN built into its web browser. This is a partner service, which means that it does not come directly from Microsoft. Instead, the Microsoft Edge Secure Network is powered by Cloudflare.
While it’s from a third party, Microsoft says all diagnostics and data are completely wiped every 24 hours. Importantly, this is a free VPN, although there is a 1GB data cap. As with all VPN services, the tool masks your location to provide a secure connection for public networks.
However, while a regular VPN allows you to choose servers around the world, which is great for getting Netflix from other countries, Secure Network is different. It seems…