Polkadot Digest 3 Oct 2023

Polkadot News

Referendum 174, proposing sufficiency for the USDC asset on Statemine, is now up for vote. Proposal for USDC Sufficiency on Polkadot Asset Hub | Polkassembly

“Sufficiency” means that an asset can exist on an account that does not contain the existential deposit of the native asset (i.e. DOT). For more details, see Assets on Polkadot · Polkadot Wiki

Referendum 139, proposing to swap parachain leases for Moonbeam, is currently passing with 99% approving. However, it has yet to reach enough support on the Root track to pass. Moonbeam: Swap Leases with Parachain 3342 | Polkassembly

Referendum 166, proposing to change the ideal staking rate calculation, is currently passing with 55.7% in favor. Tweak Polkadot's Ideal Staking Rate | Polkassembly

There are now 29 Referenda up for vote on Polkadot OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

With three and a half days left in the current parachain lease auction, anonymous parathread ID 3344 has been in the lead the majority of the Ending Period. Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Kusama News

Referendum 279 is now up for vote on the Root track. It setting a specific item of storage to a new value, but lacking any contextual information. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referenda/279

There are four active Referenda on Kusama OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal