The Pacific island nation of Vanuatu has been knocked offline for more than a month

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A Dec. 07, 2019, aerial view of the coastline of Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu. Mario Tama/Getty Images

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The newly elected government in Pacific island nation of Vanuatu encountered a serious problem from the very first day of its term on Nov. 6 no one could use their government email accounts.

But then the situation got worse. Much worse.

Officials could not use any government computer services, from renewing a drivers’ license to paying taxes or accessing medical and

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