Polkadot Digest 8 Mar 2023

Polkadot News

Referendum 106, proposing to open new HRMP channels between Statemint and HydraDX, Kapex, Ajuna, Pendulum, and Litentry, is passing with 99% in favor and 2 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Referendum 108, seeking to fix the genesis registration for the Manta parachain, is currently failing with 53% in favor and 25 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Voting has just begun on Referendum 109, setting the Polkadot Auction Schedule for 2023. It is currently passing with 99% in favor and 11 days left to vote. Polkassembly

Note that Referendum 109 was fast-tracked by the Technical Committee. If passed, it will enact 400 blocks (~ 40 minutes) afterward. Governance · Polkadot Wiki

Also note that a proposal to upgrade Polkadot to OpenGov is planned to be submitted once it has been rigorously tested out on Kusama. OpenGov · Polkadot Wiki

Kusama News

With less than two days left in the current parachain lease auction, Krest has been in the lead the entire Ending Period. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

There are now 14 active referenda on Kusama OpenGov. Polkadot/Substrate Portal

Among the new referenda is a Treasury Proposal for HackaDOT 2023, a Polkadot Hackathon in Seoul 9 - 11 June. Polkassembly