Chinese owned but still developed in Norway I trust them. Opera has a regional office in China & I suspect the Chinese version of Opera is very different.
What I like about the VPN in Opera is the speed without VPN enabled Ookla reports 37 Mbps , with VPN I still get 34Mbps
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