Polkadot Digest 19 Feb 2024

Polkadot News

NeuroWeb has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

I hold open office hours every Friday afternoon, where anyone can ask me about Polkadot. You can listen to the latest one here: https://twitter.com/BillLaboon/status/1758491594481647856

Referendum 457, proposing automated USDT and USDC acquisition for the Polkadot Treasury, is passing almost unanimously. USDT and USDC Acquisition for the Treasury | Polkassembly

There is a discussion on the Polkadot Forum on removing the Kylin parachain lease via governance. Removing Kylin as a Parachain & Revoking crowdloan lock!

Kusama News

With less than two hours to go until the end of the auction, Quartz has been in the lead the vast majority of the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 338, proposing to deregister parachain IDs and 2086 and 2108, is passing with 93% in favor. Deregister parachachain IDs 2086 and 2108 | Polkassembly

Referendum 343, proposing to set BEEFY genesis and start BEEFY consensus on Kusama, is passing with 100% in favor. Set BEEFY genesis (thus starting BEEFY consensus on Kusama) | Polkassembly