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New[edit]

"Nu" is also supposed to be pronounced as the English word "new". 85.4.141.34 (talk) 17:31, 11 August 2009 (UTC)

Romania[edit]

In Romania, "nu" (pronounced like "new") is the word for "no". Unsigned anon comment from 86.34.6.45 on 2005-11-21 22:58:16 (UTC)

Interesting. The question is: Do Romanians make use of .nu in domain names to mean no? Something like "idont.nu" (if it were english). Let us know. — Fudoreaper 10:08, 22 November 2005 (UTC)
Would Romanian syntax allow a sentence or phrase to end with "no", otherwise, it'd probably look weird? (Swedish syntax, like English, have no problems with a sentence ending in nu(now), of course. 85.226.122.237 20:12, 17 December 2005 (UTC)

Niue government website[edit]

The Niue government is no longer using a .com URL, as previously noted in this article, but is now www.gov.nu. There is still a www.niueisland.com website run by the Niue tourism office. --24.49.67.6 14:07, 26 November 2006 (UTC)

The reason the Niue government was using a .com URL was that IUSN had registered the name gov.nu to themselves and refused to give it to the government. This forced the government to use other domain names. IUSN is very unfriendly to the Governement of Niue. IUSN's activites have been very harmful to the island.65.8.173.90 14:33, 22 December 2006 (UTC)

The above scenario provide a lesson, especially in a small country like Niue, where a single entity like IUSN is a monopoly of providing internet service, where such a position is being used to directly or indirectly influent Government policy. Is this part of good governance? This is where expert power in addition to taking advantage of commercial experience to re-colonialise smaller and weaker states. What do you think, would appreciate sharing your views on this Sioneholof (talk) 15:32, 23 June 2008 (UTC)

Of course, the above scenario also demonstrates a government eventually getting its way and getting what it wanted from the ISP. --71.195.58.7 (talk) 23:52, 27 January 2010 (UTC)

Dead link[edit]

During several automated bot runs the following external link was found to be unavailable. Please check if the link is in fact down and fix or remove it in that case!

--JeffGBot (talk) 15:07, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

Dresden[edit]

In Dresden, Saxony (Germany) the word 'nu' is a popular local dialect word for 'yes'. It is not easy to pronounce, but it is already included into the domain name of a local town magazine - www.dresdner.nu. --92.231.91.12 (talk) 09:59, 17 March 2012 (UTC)

Norway[edit]

I've removed Norway from the list of countries where .nu is popular, as the word for 'now' is in Bokmål and no in Nynorsk - nu was used in Riksmal, but it's now considered an archaism in Norwegian. Quiensabe (talk) 19:27, 1 July 2012 (UTC)

Next time, remove it because it is not popular, not unrelated linguistics. Nå is not available, and NO is restricted, nu was a popular alternative. IF THIS has changed, THEN remove it from the list. Your sources in this is not related.46.15.118.166 (talk) 14:19, 12 February 2014 (UTC)