Polkadot Digest 24 Aug 2023

Polkadot News

The next parachain lease auction begins tonight (~ 23.40 UTC) at block 16_992_000. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

The Polkadot Community Call is today at 14.00 UTC. Guests include Subsocial, Origin Trail, LitEntry, OnFinality, and TeddyDAO. https://twitter.com/Polkadot/status/1694309711074447727

There are now 32 active Referenda up for vote on Polkadot OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

The staking rate has continued to increase on Polkadot, currently at 48.7% of all DOT issuance. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Kusama News

With four and a half days left in the current parachain lease auction, Bifrost Kusama has been in the lead the entire Ending Period so far. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

There are now 5 active Referenda up for vote on Kusama OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal