Polkadot Digest 27 Feb 2023

Polkadot News

With the Ending Period beginning in 15 hours, Parathread ID 3334 is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Referendum 104, proposing to unbrick the Zeitgeist parachain, has passed. Polkassembly

Referendum 106, proposing to open new HRMP channels between Statemint and HydraDX, Kapex, Ajuna, Pendulum, and Litentry, is passing unanimously with 11 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Referendum 101, approving a Wasm smart contracts bounty, is passing with 99% in favor and only a few hours left to vote. Polkassembly

Referendum 103 is failing with 61% in favor and six days to vote. Note that the Zeitgeist team has asked people to vote against this Referendum, and it is obsolete with the passing of Ref 104. Polkassembly

Referendum 105, proposing to update system parachains to runtime v9370, is passing almost unanimously with 2 days left to vote. Polkassembly

The Polkadot staking rate has increased slightly to 47.7% of issuance staked. Polkadot Staking Dashboard | Polkadot Staking (DOT)

Note that Treasury Proposal 238 (requesting 0 DOT) is malicious, with links in Polkassembly to a fake airdrop website. Always be careful and learn how to protect yourself from scams - How to Protect Yourself from Scams ยท Polkadot Wiki

Kusama News

Referendum 110, cancelling the Referendum 106 upgrade to runtime 9380, is now up for vote. Polkassembly

With three days left to vote in the current parachain lease auction, Parathread ID 2262 is in the lead. Polkadot/Substrate Portal