Dotcom announces Internet Party

Last updated 09:56 15/01/2014
Internet Party
The logo for Kim Dotcom's new Internet Party.

Relevant offers

Politics

PM's spy denials backed by Ombudsman Expat Party won't be registered Criminals' cash funds drug screening lab Labour promises Otago upgrades National strong in latest poll Beehive Live: Who knew what? Nobody looks saintly in politics' sick soap opera Judith Collins defends lane name Young Nats buying and burning Dirty Politics? John Key visits Christchurch today

Kim Dotcom has announced his new political party will be called the "Internet Party".

The internet entrepreneur, who is still battling extradition to the United States on copyright charges, unveiled the party's logo on Twitter this morning.

The logo's colours appear deliberately neutral from a traditional "left/right" perspective, comprising white text set against a purple background.

Information technology industry leaders were yesterday keeping their distance.

Xero founder Rod Drury said he had no comment on whether the party would be good or bad for the technology industry.

Institute for Information Technology Professionals chief executive Paul Matthews said the institute would also "prefer to stay out of this one".

Ad Feedback

- The Dominion Post

Comments

Special offers
Opinion poll

Where do you stand on political coat-tail riding?

If it gets marginalised voices into Parliament, I'm for it.

I'm against it - if you don't get the votes, you shouldn't be there.

It's just part of the political game.

Vote Result

Related story: Voters reject riding on the coat-tails

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content