NEW YORK, May 27- A U.S. judge in California allowed a class action lawsuit to proceed on Wednesday against satellite-radio company Sirius XM Holdings Inc over the payment of royalties for songs produced before 1972, in a case that is being closely watched for its implications for digital media. Gutierrez ruled last September that, under California state law,...» Read More
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