When it comes to parental control filtering websites is basically something you shouldnt do. Doing something like controlling how long someone can use the internet is acceptable to prevent too much time spent but you shouldnt filter content, rather teach them how to learn and understand instead of believing everything they see. When it comes to parental controls blocking facebook apps/games is a lot more beneficial than blocking the entire site or even youtube as youtube has education related videos like math.
What a filter should do is block malware and phishing sites.
These discussions always go down the same rathole. People end up debating child rearing philosophy vs. commenting on how well a product serves its intended purpose. The discussions get personal and emotional very quickly.
There are plenty of other places on the net where child rearing can be debated. Do it there, not here.
5. see history of sites accessed or blocked
I think Craig said Circle doesn't do this. Did he miss it?
Please focus on how well (or not) the product does its job, not whether or not it should be used at all.
He must have. Here are some screen shots to show some examples:
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it groups history into categories and then sites. You can view activity today, this week, this month. When you click on any of those three you can look at the previous one (so yesterday, last week and last month). You can also view as a timeline (pic 3) or as what was filtered out (pic 4).