Being constrained by something, anything; having a limitation. This can be a rule, deadline, certain goal, etc.
*get on phone in computer
lab employee - "I'm sorry sir, but you can't be on your phone in here."
Guy - "That's so fishbowl!"
*when you get kicked out of lab for causing trouble*
Guy - "Check out
my picture under the 'do not allow in lab' sign! They SO fishbowled me!"