Actually, I think the current web with its JavaScript-rich dynamic pages is better than if we just stuck with pure static documents or simple server-side dynamic pages. Current web browsers are basically convenient sandboxes for everything untrusted. Of course, it is well-known that websites can track users through a lot of browser features, but imagine what they could have done if they were fully-fledged native applications running under your own UID.

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Or maybe if web didn't evolve to be the way it is today, we would have got better operating system sandboxes just like how mobile OSes do? I'm not sure.

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