London is notorious for its network of CCTV cameras. The surveillance efforts are ubiquitous, Orwellian and frighteningly advanced: Authorities can watch and track people, from camera to camera, all over the city.

While New York City is moving in the same direction, at least in London a menagerie of signs has been deployed to remind the public that they’re being recorded, a technique likely more effective than the devices themselves. Click through the gallery above to get a glimpse of the notices that would make Aldous Huxley wince.

(Photos: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork)