If you have an iPhone and want to watch BBC programmes using BBC iPlayer, you need to be using a wifi connection, it’s not possible with a 3G (or EDGE) connection.
Of course the iPod touch only has wifi, so in theory you shouldn’t get that problem.
So how did I manage to get that with the iPod touch?
Well I was using wifi, but I was using JoikuSpot. What JoikuSpot does is basically turn your 3G wifi mobile phone into a wireless hotspot. So the Nokia N95 connects to the internet via the 3G network and then allows wifi clients connect to it via the 802.11 wifi.
Well the BBC must know that I am accessing their server from a 3G connection and serve me up with that error message.