Polkadot Digest 19 June 2023

Polkadot News

After launching on Thursday last week, there are now 15 active Polkadot OpenGov Referenda on six different Tracks. OpenGov | Polkassembly

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Kusama News

The first Validator running an alternative implementation of the Polkadot Host, Kagome by Soramitsu, is now running and accepting nominations on Kusama. Subscan | Aggregate Substrate ecological network high-precision Web3 explorer

Kintsugi has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

With almost five days left in the current parachain lease auction, Tinkernet has been in the lead for the majority of the time, but Amplitude and Crab have also been in the lead during the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 219, proposing to increase the number of parachain validators to 300, is now up for vote on the Whitelisted track. Untitled - Referenda V2 | Polkassembly

Referendum 231, proposing to upgrade the Kusama relay chain, Asset Hub, and Bridge Hub to runtime v9430, is now up for vote on the Whitelisted Track. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/221

There are four other Referenda up for vote on Kusama OpenGov. OpenGov | Polkassembly