Kusama is an early, unaudited and unrefined release of Polkadot. We look forward to seeing the community experiment on top Kusama. While running a validator, we will also explore ways to experiment with Kusama.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are answers to some of the questions our community has asked us. Get in touch if there's more you would like know.
Kusama is an early, unaudited and unrefined release of Polkadot. It launched on August 23, 2019.
New blocks on Kusama are proposed by validators. To enable Kusama to run seamlessly, validators need the technical capabilities to offer a secure, always on, infrastructure.
Not everyone is able to do this. Some token holders participate indirectly by delegating the tokens they have to a validator. Validators are running a service for delegators. They typically charge a fee to cover their operational costs.
Once you delegate KSMs, you are helping secure the network. For assisting in this, you get part of the rewards provided by the protocol. If you are planning to hold on to KSMs for some time, delegating will help you accumulate more KSMs while contributing to the health of the network.
You are not giving away ownership of KSM by delegating. As a validator, stakefish will never have the ability to move your KSM.
If you have any questions about staking or our validator services, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We are happy to talk with anyone and help navigate community members through this exciting new ecosystem.Get in Touch