Polkadot Digest 7 Oct 2022

Polkadot News

With four days left in the current parachain lease auction, Bitgreen is in the lead, although Crust has also been in the lead during the Ending Period. https://polkadot.js.org/apps/?rpc=wss%3A%2F%2Fpolkadot.api.onfinality.io%2Fpublic-ws#/parachains/auctions

I am holding an AMA today on Reddit at 15.00 CET ( 13.00 UTC ) . https://www.reddit.com/r/Polkadot/comments/xwxxny/bill_laboon_ama_7_oct_2022/

I’ll be holding an AMA today with Sequester at 14.00 CET ( 12.00 UTC), a potential common good parachain to allow any parachain to become climate-positive. https://twitter.com/BillLaboon/status/1577665365605322752

Referendum 77, proposing to fund Chainsafe for development of Gossamer ( a Polkadot Host written in Go), is passing with 93% in favor with 26 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/77

Referendum 74, proposing to open several HRMP channels, is passing by a wide margin with 7 days left to vote. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/referendum/74

Motion 270, proposing to initiate a Referendum on adding nomination pools to Polkadot, is under consideration by the Polkadot Council. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/motion/270

Motion 272, seeking to upgrade the Polkadot and Statemint runtimes (to 9291 and 9290 respectively), is under consideration by the Polkadot Council. https://polkadot.polkassembly.io/motion/272

Kusama News

With three days left in the current parachain lease auction, DAO IPCI is in the lead. https://polkadot.js.org/apps/?rpc=wss%3A%2F%2Fkusama.api.onfinality.io%2Fpublic-ws#/parachains/auctions

Referendum 236, proposing to upgrade Statemine to runtime v9290, is currently passing with 99% in favor with 3 days left to vote. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/referendum/236

There is a new Treasury Proposal for Polkaholic to continue to develop their XCM/Multichain explorer. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/treasury/210

There is a post on Polkassembly seeking feedback for a potential Treasury Proposal for OnFinality’s high-performance public infrastructure. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/post/1868

Another potential Treasury Proposal is for a Polkadot Africa Masterclass. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/post/1860

There is a draft proposal for Polkascan improvements on Polkassembly here: https://kusama.polkassembly.io/post/1840

There is a post on Polkassembly seeking feedback on a potential decentralized Kusama merchandise store. https://kusama.polkassembly.io/post/1810