Polkadot Digest 25 Sep 2023

Polkadot News

Nodle has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

The next parachain lease auction is scheduled to begin at block 17_510_400 (approx 01.00 UTC on 30 Sep). Polkadot/Substrate Portal

RFC-11, proposing “CoreJam”, a proposal to fundamentally change and generalize the workload of the Polkadot Relay Chain, has been submitted to the polkadot-fellows repository. https://github.com/polkadot-fellows/RFCs/blob/006a9ff07c3d3bc5316c6bf63b05e966e694cc2d/text/corejam.md

The staking rate on Polkadot has declined slightly over the last week to 48.59%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Kusama News

Anonymous parathread ID 2284 has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

There is a new Referendum on the Whitelisted track to upgrade Encointer runtime to v16. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/276

Remember that Whitelisted referenda need to be whitelisted by the Polkadot Fellowship. Polkadot OpenGov · Polkadot Wiki

The staking rate on Kusama has remained relatively steady over the last week, with only a 0.04% decrease to 54.63%. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)