Polkadot Digest 2 Oct 2023

Polkadot News

A new parachain auction has begun, and so far Logion and anonymous parathread ID 3344 have both been in the lead during the Ending Period. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Referendum 166, proposing to tweak the calculation of the ideal staking rate, is now up for vote and currently failing with 36.8% in favor. Tweak Polkadot's Ideal Staking Rate | Polkassembly

The staking rate on Polkadot has increased slightly (by 0.1 percentage points) to 48.69% over the last week. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Interested in more detail about staking on Polkadot? Check out Filippo Franchini’s Bi-Weekly Staking Snapshot here: https://twitter.com/filippoweb3/status/1708762689961427113

Web3 Foundation Chief Legal Office Daniel Schoenberger spoke about DAOs and regulation at the Blockchain for EU Summit 2023 last week. https://twitter.com/Web3foundation/status/1707766336602980595

Kusama News

Referendum 276, upgrading the Encointer runtime to v16, has passed and executed. Encointer runtime upgrade to v16 | Polkassembly

The staking rate on Kusama has increased slightly to 55.02%, an increase of 0.4 percentage points since Friday. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Polkadot Referendum Roundup newsletter focusing on Polkadot OpenGov has released first edition yesterday: