Polkadot Digest 15 June 2023

Polkadot News

With approximately two hours left to vote, Referendum 121, upgrading the Polkadot relay chain to runtime v9420 and initiating Polkadot OpenGov, is passing with 99% in favor. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/121

OpenGov will bring a new, even more decentralized governance mechanism to Polkadot. For details, see OpenGov · Polkadot Wiki

I will be interviewed at today at 10.30 UTC on Sama Days, where we will discuss Polkadot, Kusama, Substrate, and more. https://twitter.com/TheKusamarian/status/1668690340029538316

Kusama News

With two days left in the current parachain lease auction, Darwinia Crab has been in the lead the majority of the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

However, Karura and Amplitude have both been in the lead at other points in the Ending Period, so either could win. For details, see Parachain Slot Auctions · Polkadot Wiki