Polkadot Digest 1 Dec 2023

Polkadot News

There are many teams posting their ideas for decentralizing Polkadot via Web3 Foundation’s Decentralized Futures Program. Check out the decentralized-future tag on Polkadot Forum: Topics tagged decentralized-future

The Decentralized Futures Program is providing 20 million USD and 5 million DOT to kickstart teams and initiatives driving Polkadot’s success. For more details and to apply, see https://futures.web3.foundation/

With the ending period having begun approximately eight hours ago, HydraDX has been in the lead the entire Ending Period of the current parachain lease auction. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Referendum 231, proposing acquisition of USDT for Polkadot Technical Fellowship salaries, is currently passing with an approval rate of 67.8%. Polkadot Treasury USDT Acquisition | Polkassembly

Referendum 280, proposing to open HRMP channels between Asset Hub and two parachains (Composable and Zeitgeist), currently has 79.2% voting in favor. Open HRMP channels: AssetHub <> Composable Finance & AssetHub <> Zeitgeist | Polkassembly

An update on the Ledger Generic Polkadot App - which would allow a single app to interact with the relay chain and every parachain on Polkadot - has been posted. Polkadot Generic Ledger App - #2 by Birdo

Kusama News

Mangata X is in the lead of the current parachain lease auction with slightly under two days to go. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info