Polkadot Digest 26 Jan 2023

Polkadot News

Anonymous parathread ID continues its lead in the current parachain lease auction, although anonymous parathread ID 2106 was also ahead during the Ending Period. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Note that neither 2104 or 2106 are using crowdloans. If you are unfamiliar with the relationship between auctions and crowdloans, see Parachain Crowdloans · Polkadot Wiki

Referendum 98, proposing to modify the genesis block Wasm of the Bittensor parachain, is passing with 99% in favor with 10 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Referendum 100, proposing to enable pre-checking for runtime upgrades on parachains is currently passing unanimously with four days left to vote. Polkassembly

After an increase in the staking rate by 2 percentage points during yesterday’s era, the staking rate has dropped by 2.1 percentage points, to 45.8%, for today’s. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Kusama News

Moonriver has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions #65-70 and Crowdloans | Parachains.info