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The Results are in
Polkadot
The Results are in

With a turnout just shy of one third of the tokens, the recent Polkadot redenomination poll was a major result for stakeholder decision-making. This number is all the more impressive considering that both the Web3 Foundation and Parity Technologies abstained from the voting....

The First Polkadot Vote…
Polkadot
The First Polkadot Vote…

A vote has been started that will alter the course of Polkadot and define the final denomination of its native DOT token. It affects all Polkadot stakeholders. If you have claimed your DOT on the mainnet, or you plan to, then you can — and should! — vote....

Polkadot Governance
Governance
Polkadot Governance

On-chain governance and autonomous enactment give the token holders agency, the vehicle to express their opinions and the guarantees about the impact that their expression has....

An Updated Overview of Polkadot
Polkadot
An Updated Overview of Polkadot

The new paper Overview of Polkadot and its Design Considerations expands on the white paper, presenting a comprehensive and updated description of Polkadot’s design components and subprotocols. Some of these are outlined here....

Results of DOT Redenomination Referendum
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Results of DOT Redenomination Referendum

A referendum was just held on Kusama regarding whether or not to redenominate DOTs on Polkadot in a 1:100 ratio. Web3 Foundation used this referendum to gauge sentiment from the community before the launch of Polkadot....

Kusama Rollout and Governance
Kusama
Kusama Rollout and Governance

Kusama is Polkadot’s canary network. It is an early, unaudited, and wholly experimental network, designed to help understand how the various cutting-edge technologies introduced in areas including governance, staking and sharding work under real economic conditions...

A Walkthrough of Polkadot’s Governance
Governance
A Walkthrough of Polkadot’s Governance

Note: Everything described here is subject to change before Polkadot’s initial mainnet launch, which is targeted for the end of 2019...

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