Polkadot Digest 4 July 2023

Polkadot News

Reminder that any remaining legacy Gov1 locks will be removed in the next runtime upgrade (on both Polkadot and Kusama). https://forum.polkadot.network/t/psa-gov-v1-funds-will-be-automatically-refunded-next-runtime-upgrade/3270

Referendum 55, proposing to increase the maximum number of members in nomination pools as well as allowing non-zero-percentage commissions, is now up for vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda/55

Due to a technical issue, the latest auction needs to be restarted. If passed, Referendum 53 will start a single new auction. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda/53

Referendum 56, currently up for vote, re-schedules all auctions for LP 14 and 15. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referenda/56

Notes from the recent Polkadot Ecosystem Technical Fellowship workshop have been posted on the Polkadot Forum. Polkadot Summit - Ecosystem Technical Fellowship Workshop Notes

Kusama News

With less than two days left in the current parachain lease auction, Darwinia Crab has been in the lead the majority of the Ending Period, but anonymous parathread ID 2274 is currently in the lead. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Referendum 221 on the Whitelisted track, proposing to upgrade the Kusama relay chain and system parachains to runtime v9430, is now up for vote. [Whitelisted Caller] Referendum #221: Upgrade Kusama to v9430