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Silicon Valley company uses tech for social good

Native Chicagoan Jim Fruchterman is CEO and founder of California-based Benetech, a company “with a pure focus on developing technology for social good." The MacArthur Genius award winner explains why he believes that, “...victims of human rights abuse, refugees, LGBT individuals, and survivors of gender-based violence deserve the same kind of respect for their sensitive information as you expect when you visit a clinic…” (photo: Jim Fruchterman poses for a photo in the software testing room of the Benetech company headquarters in 2003. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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