Polkadot Digest 5 Sep 2023

Polkadot News

The next parachain auction will begin at block 17_164_800 (~ 00:08 UTC tomorrow morning). Auctions and crowdloans on Polkadot & Kusama networks | Parachains.info

Filippo Franchini, Technical Educator at W3F, has released the first edition of the bi-weekly Polkadot Staking Snapshot. https://twitter.com/filippoweb3/status/1698609271309529144

If you’re interested in the future of the Polkadot Asset Hub (f/k/a Statemint), this post outlines the expected roadmap. New Tooling and Infrastructure to facilitate the Statemint roadmap

Referendum 139, proposing a parachain lease swap for Moonbeam, has now been submitted, but no proposal text has yet been submitted or a DD placed. Swap Parachain 3342 lease with Moonbeam | Polkassembly

Kusama News

With the Ending Period having just begun, Virto Network is in the lead in the current parachain lease auction. Kusama Auctions and Crowdloans | Parachains.info

Note that all remaining Gov1 democracy locks will be unlocked at the next runtime upgrade. [PSA] Gov V1 funds will be automatically refunded next runtime upgrade - #2 by PJS