Corporations may flaunt legal or ethical guidelines by harassing employees, ignoring safety considerations, or dumping toxics. Governments of course are also guilty of various crimes. Whistle Blowing is the act of exposing problems within an organization by making incidents or documents public. Although society as a whole benefits from Whistle Blowing, the whistle-blower can be seen as a traitor and punished for their efforts. It is possible, however, to "blow the whistle" without becoming a martyr.