Isn't a decent HTML 1.0 page like this one sufficient to convey
all the core information we seek on the WWW?
(In fact I have to use "Netscape enhancements" just to make sure your 1997 browser displays a plain page...)
Instead the web is more and more infested with useless junk! Behold: theres a scheme behind it...
A marauding bunch of bytes that finally throng together in your computer to constitute a toothpaste add. Without all those images the internet would be much faster, and all those illicit masses would stay clear away from it. Images are a potential security hole.
A way to mess up your computer so you don't know where to look. Frames are a potential security hole.
Areas on a webpage that with utter obstrusiveness circle in on you, try to make you tickle them and display their vicious lust by ways of "feedback" if they succeed. Buttons are a potential security hole.
A malignous dainty unscrupulous webmasters offer your computer. They are in fact Trojan horses that reveal your sexual predilections to gouvernmental institutions. Cookies are a potential security hole.
A hyperlink is a word written in blue that's underlined and says here
HTML is a data format that is used to represent scientific treatises and statistical data.
Gopher is the best way to find information on the internet.