Two employees at North Carolina Central University and one at North Carolina State University have been fired after allegedly downloading files that included pirated software and pornography, the Business Journal of Raleigh/Durham, N.C., reports. According to reports from State Auditor Leslie Merritt, the workers illegally downloaded music, movies, software, and pornography using the university networks. Most of those files were stored on state-owned laptops or servers. According to Merritt's reports, those actions could violate federal copyright laws as well as North Carolina laws governing the use of state computers. Findings from the report have been forwarded to the FBI, as

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