Polkadot Digest 13 Apr 2023

Polkadot News

Referendum 114, proposing to add a Bridge Hub parachain to Polkadot, is currently passing unanimously with 27 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/114

Note that while the voting period for Ref 114 is per normal (28 days), the enactment period has been reduced to 1 day (14400 blocks) by the Technical Committee. Governance · Polkadot Wiki

Referendum 112, proposing to immediately increase the number of validators in the active set from 297 to 500, is currently failing with 26% in favor and 17 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/112

Referendum 113, proposing to reset the genesis block of the Watr parachain, is currently passing with 99% in favor and 5 days left to vote. Reset Watr Parachain | Polkassembly

Treasury Proposal 258, proposing to create a survey of the Polkadot data ecosystem, has been submitted. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/treasury/258

There is a post on Polkassembly seeking feedback for a Polkadot Assurance Bounty to help selected parachain undergo rigorous auditing. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/post/1752

There is a post on Polkassembly seeking feedback for Integritee to provide a privacy sidechain for Statemine and Statemint. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/post/1739

There is a post on Polkassembly seeking feedback for parachain validation conformance testing by Limechain. Parachain Validation Conformance Testing | Polkassembly

The next Polkadot parachain lease auction begins 28 April 2023. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Kusama News

After being in the lead for ~ 94% of all blocks in the Ending Period, Imbue Network has won the most recent parachain lease auction. https://parachains.info/auctions/kusama

Referendum 141, setting a multisig as the Curator for the Parachain Assets Fiat Onramp Support Bounty, has passed and executed. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/141

Referendum 140, proposing to open an HRMP channel between GM and Mangata, has timed out with no decision deposit. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/140