On September 25, the French Data Protection Authority ("CNIL") published an article reporting progress on GDPR implementation (source document in French). For instance, 24,500 organizations have appointed a Data Protection Officer, as compared to only 5,000 prior to the GDPR. The article also reported that individuals have become more aware of their right to personal data protection since GDPR entered into force. For example, the number of complaints received by the CNIL has increased by 64 percent since May 25, 2018. Finally, the CNIL declared that new regulatory tools will be adopted soon to further encourage the effective implementation of the GDPR.

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