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pearl wrote

He often replies to nearly every single bit of pushback with walls of text arguing his case. Trying to get through even a fraction of it is exhausting, and because Wikipedia editors are unpaid, there’s little motivation to continue dealing with Sussman’s arguments. So he usually gets his way.

This is a common thing in pretty much any online context; its more harmful in cases like Wikipedia, though, where not responding means that their agenda has been successfully pushed.

There's ultimately no mechanism against it as far as I'm aware; they wear you down until you've no will to continue, and if that fails they rally a dozen others who agree with them to make it even worse.