Polkadot Digest 23 Nov 2023

Polkadot News

Polkadot Host v1.4.0 has been released. Validators, please upgrade your nodes. Release Polkadot v1.4.0 · paritytech/polkadot-sdk · GitHub

There is a known issue which leads to the following error in logs: "Your system cannot securely run a validator.” This can safely be ignored in this release. In the next release, this error should be treated as legitimate.

Referendum 268, proposing to upgrade the Polkadot relay chain runtime to v1’000’001, is currently passing unanimously. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda/268

With eleven hours in the current parachain lease auction, logion has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

The staking rate on Polkadot continues to increase and is now at 51.04%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

There are now 56 Referenda up for vote on Polkadot OpenGov. OpenGov | Polkassembly

Reminder that W3F’s Decentralized Futures program is putting 20 million USD and 5 million DOT to work supporting teams for teams to support teams and individuals growing the Polkadot ecosystem. https://futures.web3.foundation/

Kusama News

As of the Kusama 1’000’000 runtime (enacted 8 Nov), BEEFY keys were introduced for validators. Kusama validators should rotate their session keys and not use the “—no-beefy” flag.

With three and a half days left in the current parachain lease auction, Mangata X is in the lead, but K-LAOS has also been in the lead during the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

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