Polkadot Digest 5 Jul 2023

Polkadot News

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

There are now 48 different Referenda to vote on using Polkadot OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

You can also easily delegate your vote among different tracks using the Delegation Dashboard. https://delegation.polkadot.network/

Interested in trying things out on Polkadot technology without wasting your DOT? The Testnet Faucet now allows a 10 WND (Westend) or 10 ROC (Rococo) drip with a 100 token account maximum. https://twitter.com/itsbirdo_/status/1676171383104233472

Kusama News

With half a day left in the current parachain lease auction, both Darwinia Crab and parathread ID 2274 have been in the lead for significant amounts of time during the Ending Period. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info