Polkadot Digest 23 Apr 2024

Polkadot News

I will be in a space with Birdo, Web3 Philosopher, Asynchronous Phil and Alice_und_Bob to discuss agile coretime on Thursday at 14.00 UTC. https://twitter.com/Polkadot/status/1782484811354927400

I will be a a part of CoinGecko virtual meetup #31, along with Ingo Ruebe and John Linden, discussing the Polkadot ecosystem. CoinGecko Meetup #31 - crowdcast

LAOS is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction, with the Ending period beginning in approximately 14 hours. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

The concept of “Oversubscribed validators” no longer exists as of this latest runtime upgrade, meaning that there is essentially no limit on the number of nominators that a single validator can share its staking rewards with.

Referendum 682, proposing to set the scope of Polkadot towards using JAM as the protocol replacing the current relay chain protocol, is passing with 99.9% in favor. Proposal for JAM Ratification, Conformance, Performance by Polkadot Fellows | Polkassembly

The staking rate on Polkadot has been increasing and is now at 52.23%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Kusama News

Referendum 380, proposing to upgrade the Kusama runtime to 1.2.2, has passed and executed. Kusama Runtime Upgrade to 1.2.2 | Polkassembly

After realizing an issue with the weight, the proposer of Referendum 379 (to deprecate Controller accounts) is asking voters to vote NAY on this Referendum. Staking Controller Account Deprecation | Polkassembly

The staking rate on Kusama currently stands at 51.31%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)