If you are looking for a service with full root access at the fraction of the cost of a dedicated server consider utilizing Omnis virtual private server hosting platform

Why is there no cgi-bin directory?
We allow for CGI type files (i.e. .pl, .cgi, .php) to run in any folder of the websites. The cgi-bin has no special properties and can be created just like any other folder.

We've been a leader in the web hosting industry since 1999.
Our focus on premier customer service, affordable prices, and maximum reliability has earned us a few awards.