Polkadot Digest 3 Apr 2023

Polkadot News

Moonsama has won the most recent parachain lease auction. Polkadot Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 112, proposing to immediately increase the number of validators in the active set from 297 to 500, is currently failing with 71% in favor. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/112

Referendum 108, proposing to fix the genesis registration for the Manta parachain but was superseded by Ref 110, did not pass. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/108

The Encode Club Polkadot Hackathon begins on 11 April. For details and registration, see Encode x Polkadot Spring 2023 Hackathon Registration Form

Shawn Tabrizi gave a talk on “What is Shared Security?” at EthDenver 2023. For a recording of the talk, see What is Shared Security? | ETHDenver '23 - YouTube

Kusama News

There are now 10 Kusama OpenGov referenda up for vote. Polkadot/Substrate Portal