Opera browser is not free...

From: Imhotep (Imhotep_at_nospam.net)
Date: 09/25/05

Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2005 00:48:43 -0400

"Today we invite the entire Internet community to use Opera and experience
Web browsing as it should be," said Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera
Software. "Removing the ad banner and licensing fee will encourage many new
users to discover the speed, security and unmatched usability of the Opera

I have never used this browser. Is it any good? Comments about the latest
version are welcomed.