Polkadot Digest 12 May 2023

Polkadot News

Registration for Polkadot Decoded, 28-29 June in Copenhagen, is open. Remote viewing will be available and there are several other off-site watch parties. Details: Polkadot Decoded 2023 | June 28-29 | Polkadot’s Annual Flagship Conference

There are now than 4 million DOT being used by over 10’000 accounts in 122 nomination pools. https://twitter.com/dotinsights_xyz/status/1656324764036894721

The Polkadot staking rate has increased over the last few eras to 41.58%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Kusama News

While Bit.Country is currently in the lead, Kabocha and Anonymous Parathread ID 2268 have both also been in the lead during the Ending Period of this parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 191, proposing to close two bounties (Infrastructure and Spanish Language Context), as well as providing some contextual information via system.remark, is currently failing with 0 KSM in favor. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/191

There are 13 other Referenda to be voted on. All KSM holders can vote on them here: Polkadot/Substrate Portal