Fake Comments and Corporate Lies - Net Neutrality

A few articles have talked about how there are over a million comments arguing against net neutrality which seem to be fake. They follow very similar structures, just swapping around words to offer the illusion of being unique, and were probably generated by some very simple code, such as the code here.

As technology improves and the rich only get richer, this sort of thing will only become more and more common. It allows big corporations and the rich individuals at the top of them to control narratives and manufacture entire movements with millions of cardboard supporters. Can we even begin to talk about 'free speech' as a possibility when the opinions of millions of people can be devalued and dismissed by a handful of billionaires?