Polkadot Digest 26 June 2023

Polkadot News

Polkadot Decoded is this week, Wednesday and Thursday, in Copenhagen and online, with viewing parties around the world. For details: Polkadot Decoded 2023 | June 28-29 | Polkadot’s Annual Flagship Conference

There are now 41 Referenda on Polkadot OpenGov that anyone can use their DOT to vote on. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/opengov

There are still a few proposals and Referenda on the old Democracy tracks. You can continue to vote on remaining Referenda, but new Proposals are discouraged.

Referendum 123, proposing to open HRMP channels between Polkadot Asset Hub (formerly Statemint) and Litentry, Composable, Polkadex, and Zeitgeist, is passing almost unanimously with eight days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/123

Referendum 124, proposing to approve a Treasury Proposal to DOT housing for those affected by the Turkish earthquake, is failing with 27 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/124

The next parachain lease auction begins this Saturday, 1 July, at block 16_210_200. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Kusama News

Amplitude has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions #83-89 and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

With three and a half days left in the current parachain lease auction, InvArch Tinkernet has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Kusama Auctions #90-96 and Crowdloans | Parachains.info