Over the years, Internet continues to evolve with new capabilities to convenient web surfers. However, bear in mind that when Internet was first introduced and incepted, privacy was not the main issue here.
And do you know that the protocols are generally non-anonymous back in the olden days? This is because Internet was meant for individuals to exchange information in the shortest time possible; hence, online privacy was neglected. As a result, webserver can easily identify your Internet Protocol address. In addition to that, servers can also detect your IP address based on the sites or links that you have clicked and browser that you are using to view the web pages.