So, the jail rule is this: if anyone for whatever reason feels unsafe and rolls it up to another area, everyone gets punished. It doesn't matter that no one is causing the trouble.
The message is that it's not enough that individual detainees takes responsibility for his actions, he has to police other detainees and be responsible for them.
Personally, I'd rather do without the stupid box (TV) and have more books to read. Then again, I'm not a dictator. Therefore, I enjoy not having the TV.