Polkadot Digest 19 Sep 2022

Polkadot News

Anonymous parathread ID 2058 has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

The next auction is scheduled to begin at block 12_164_800 ( ~ 22 September). Polkadot/Substrate Portal

The Polkadot Council is considering motion 261 to upgrade the Polkadot runtime to v9280. Polkassembly

Note that if this motion passes, it will become a simple-majority Referendum up for vote by all DOT holders. Governance · Polkadot Wiki

Reminder that Sub0 - the Polkadot Developer Conference - is coming again on 28 - 29 November in Lisbon. Apply to attend here: https://sub0.polkadot.network/

Kusama News

The next Kusama parachain lease auction begins at block 14_515_200 (approximately Monday 19 Sep at 07.24 UTC). Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Referendum 229, an admitted mistake, failed with 3% in favor. Mistake

Referendum 230 is currently passing unanimously. This is a simple referendum making a batch call to remark “Expect chaos”. Bootstrap ONE-T Nomination Pools: STEP 1 (testing the anon proxies)

It is being used as a proof of concept to test how anonymous proxies can make decisions via governance - see the link above for details.

The Kusama staking rate has increased to 54.7%, with an ideal staking rate of 48.5%. Polkadot/Substrate Portal