Comcast sets 1 terabyte data cap for Chicago-area internet customers

CHICAGO — Comcast is putting a toll booth along the internet superhighway, but only the heaviest binge-watchers and gamers will likely get there. Beginning Aug. 1, Chicago-area customers who exceed 1 terabyte of data usage per month will have to pay extra to keep streaming videos, playing online games or downloading photos. The data usage plan,…