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why do tracert to notify.paypal.com always time out?

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Does anyone know why anytime you do tracert notify.paypal.com    or ping notify.paypal.com the request times out?

However the IP resolves!

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ICMP Pakets (Ping) are disabled bei Paypals Policys. The Firewall drops ICMP Pakets.
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Could this have any implications when sending info to and from notify.paypal.com in the course of a tranaction?
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No, the ICMP protocol is not used in sending and receiving info for transactions.  That will be HTTP or HTTPS which is a different protocol entirely.
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Thank you both very much.
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