Polkadot Digest 19 Jun 2024

Polkadot News

Raffael Hueber (Amforc) and Jonas Gehrlein (W3F) have produced a report analyzing the positive impact of the Decentralized Voices program. Empowering The Community: The Positive Impact of Decentralized Voices on OpenGov | by Web3 Foundation Team | Web3 Foundation | Jun, 2024 | Medium

Referendum 890, proposing to make the WETH (ERC-20 Wrapped Ether) token sufficient on the Asset Hub, is now up for vote. [Whitelisted Caller] Make WETH asset sufficient and set asset metadata | Polkassembly

Referendum 888, proposing to approve making voting protocol improvements as a prerequisite for increasing the number of validators in the active set to 500, is currently passing almost unanimously. Enable approval voting protocol improvements | Polkassembly

Kusama News

The Kusama staking rate has increased slightly to 52.86%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)