Internet mogul Kim Dotcom
has revealed the name of his new political party.
In typical Dotcom style, he announced the name - The Internet
Party - on Twitter.
"My new political party won't be named Mega Party. We are the
Internet Party," he said, referencing the name of his file
sharing service Mega.
He also posted an image of the party's logo, which depicts
the name of the party inside a purple speech bubble.
Dotcom has previously talked about his political aims of
tightening laws around internet privacy and spying by
Government organisations, and cheaper, faster broadband
services for Kiwis.
Meanwhile, the German national has had to shift his 'Party
Party' to a bigger venue after demand for tickets soared to
The extravagant bash, designed to combine his 40th birthday
celebrations with the release of his music album, Good Times,
was moved to the Vector Arena from Auckland's Shed 10 late
Next Monday's event will also coincide with the second
anniversary of the FBI-initiated raids on Dotcom's
An offer of 2000 free tickets to Monday night's festivities
was taken up by around 15,000 people who registered to be in
with a chance to party with the larger-than-life Dotcom.
He announced the change of venue on Twitter, saying: "WOW!!!
Over 15,000 tickets registered for #The PartyParty. Moving
the event to Vector Arena now. This will be EPIC.
"Vector Arena booked & confirmed. Ticket registration for
#The PartyParty re-opened. Happy to party party with you ;-)"
Dotcom also said the event had received 10,000 ticket
registrations in "just a few hours".
He has already hinted the party will have some "very, very