Polkadot Digest 10 Aug 2023

Polkadot News

Reminder that separate Controller accounts are being deprecated on Polkadot and Kusama. You can set your controller account to your stash account on the Staking Dashboard: https://staking.polkadot.network/

If you need the capabilities of a separate Controller account, you can use a Staking Proxy. For details on staking proxies, see Advanced Staking Concepts · Polkadot Wiki

The staking rate on Polkadot has slightly increased to 45.38%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Kusama News

With less than a day to go, DAO IPCI is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 253, proposing to swap lease slots for Karura, is now up for vote. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/253

The staking rate on Kusama has been holding relatively steady this week at 54.06%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)