On April 8, the Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés ("CNIL") issued its annual report for 2015 (source document in French). CNIL recorded 7,908 complaints relating to the protection of e-reputation and 5,980 requests for indirect access to the judicial registers following the issuance of search warrants, security measures, and permit withdrawals. CNIL also carried out 501 online controls, issued 93 formal notices, and levied 10 sanctions, including three pecuniary sanctions.

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