This poor fellow isn’t going to be using his iPod for a while. After trying to incorrectly enter the code several times, the iPod touch was disabled. This is done in order to protect your iOS device from being used without your authorization.
To be clear, the 22,338,550 minutes is a bug. Under normal circumstances, your iOS device should only be locked for an hour when this happens. Worst-case scenario, you have to re-sync to your computer and restore the device from your backup.