Polkadot Digest 23 Jan 2023

Polkadot News

With four days left in the current parachain lease auction, parathread ID 2104 has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Referendum 98, proposing to modify the genesis block Wasm of the Bittensor parachain, is passing unanimously with 12 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Shawn Tabrizi has posted an in-depth forum post on the technical differences between Cosmos’s and Polkadot’s approaches to shared security. What are some differences between Substrate and Cosmos SDK? - #8 by shawntabrizi

Kusama News

Referendum 53, proposing to register the Bridge Hub parachain, eventually providing a gateway to other networks such as Ethereum and Polkadot, has been confirmed. Polkassembly

For more details on the Kusama Bridge Hub, see Release Kusama BridgeHub Genesis · paritytech/cumulus · GitHub

There are currently 15 active Referenda on the Kusama OpenGov system. You can see them and vote on them here: Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Moonriver has been in the lead in the entire Ending Period of the current parachain lease auction. Note that they are only bidding for lease periods 28 - 34. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

There is a Treasury Proposal up for vote via OpenGov to fund Polkassembly’s ongoing support and development for OpenGov. Polkassembly

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