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NANOG67 - Tipping point of community and sponsor bashing?

On 17/Jun/16 01:06, Phil Rosenthal wrote:

> 3) Remote peering -- This is mostly a question about distance for value.  There is a clear benefit in providing multi-datacenter exchanges within a metro, and both FL-IX and SIX are doing this with a very good value proposition. Having the ability to join DECIX Frankfurt from NYC and vice versa -- again, this is a bizarre service to be offered, and regular users should not be expected to pay for this. If there is a market for these services at an unsubsidized price, then fine -- but regular members should not be subsidizing this service.

Remote peers have to pay for ports and membership the same way native
peers do.

Why would you think native peers would be subsidizing remote peers?